Welcome to the Greater Atlanta Chapter of APIC Official Website

Chapter Vision:

A safer world through the prevention of infection


Chapter Mission:

To advance the science and practice of infection prevention and control


APIC National Strategic Plan Information: 

APIC Strategic Plan Metrics

APIC Strategic Plan 2020

Next Chapter Meeting:

  • October: No October Meeting due to upcoming GIPN Virtual Conference
  • November: Next Meeting will take place on November 17. November Meeting Details and Business Meeting Details:
    • 12:45-Business Meeting
    • 1:00-Presentation and Q&A


      2:00-Legislative Affairs
        • Richard Capparell, Associate Director for Legislative Affairs
  • December: Virtual Holiday Celebration with Giveaways- Details are forthcoming

Important News and Updates: 

Check out the new letter supporting Infection Prevention Week from Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms here: Letter from Atlanta Mayor for IPPW

New APIC Webinar on Strategies to Support IPs: Starting on a Positive Note. To register, please visit: Webinar Registration.

New SHEA Consensus Statement Recommending COVID-19 Vaccination for HCPs:

SHEA Consensus Statement

GA DPH COVID-19 Updates:

Alert on MTB in Bone Grafting Supplies
GA DPH Alert on Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome in Children
GA DPH Alert Acute Flaccid Myletitis


New CDC Project First Line Resource Page Launched:

CDC Project First Line Resource Page

GA DPH is Seeking Volunteers to Assist with COVID-19 Vaccines:

DPH News Release – Volunteers for Vaccine Administration

GA DPH Vaccine Locator:

Georgia DPH has now launched a COVID-19 Vaccine locater for the entire state. To view the new tool, visit: GA DPH COVID-19 Vaccine Locator

CIC Study Group: 

Planning on taking the CIC exam this year?  A few months ago APIC Atlanta started a CIC study group.  If you were part of this group or would like to be, please contact Pam Falk. She is putting together buddy study teams or other virtual study groups.  Contact her with your ideas: Pamela.falk@northside.com

New APIC Coronavirus Fact Sheet Here: Click Here

CDC Coronavirus Updates Available Here: Click Here

GA Coronavirus Update Available Here: Click Here

GA Office of EMS and Trauma Coronavirus Update Here: Click Here

CDC Issues New HAN on Elevated Influenza Activity: Influenza B/Victoria and A(H1N1)pdm09 Viruses are the Predominant Viruses: Click Here
New HAI Reports Available for Nation and GA:

GA HAI/AR Report: https://arpsp.cdc.gov/profile/geography/13

CDC HAI 2018 Report: https://www.cdc.gov/hai/data/portal/progress-report.html 

CDC 2019 AR Report: CDC 2019 AR Report


Chapter News:

  • Chapter Officer Nominations are now available. President-Elect and Treasurer positions are open. Visit the Membership Resources and Information page to learn more. The Deadline to submit your nomination is October 20.

  • Greater Atlanta Chapter wins BOMA Award. To learn more about this award for our chapter, click here:
  • Chapter Scholarships are now available. To learn more, download the application below.

Other Infection Prevention Happenings:

Important  News:

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Personnel

CDC Releases New COVID-19 Antibody Guidance

CDC Strive Courses

CDC HICPAC HCP Guideline Update

CDC NICU Guideline Update

CDC Releases New TB Guidance Document for Healthcare Personnel

CDC Water Management for Healthcare Facilities Guidance

GDPH Hepatitis A Alert-May 14, 2019

GDPH Measles Alert-April 25, 2019

GDPH Issues Measles Alert-April 2019

GDPH Alert on E. coli Outbreak

GDPH Measles Alert 1-17-19

Identify, Isolate, Inform

Infection Control Postures

Measles Disease Card


CDC issues alert on global emergence of invasive infections caused by the MDR yeast Candida auris

To view the CDC alert, please click here.

CDC Experts Host Collaborative Zika Virus Summit-Presentations and Prevention and Response Resources Now Available

To view the new CDC resources, please click here.

CDC releases new resources to combat antibiotic-resistant infections:


CDC releases new guidance and campaign to fight antibiotic resistant infections. To learn more about the new CDC resources, please visit the Infection Control Resources page or the CDC Website.

FDA Issues Guidance to Protect US Blood Supply from Zika Virus Disease

CDC releases new ATLAS tool to target antibiotic-resistant infections.  To use the new tool visit: CDC ATLAS Program


Topic: Leveraging the CDC’s Core Practices for Infection Prevention and Control: Evidence-Based Applications Across the Healthcare Continuum of Care

Visit the Chapter Events Tab for more information and to complete your registration. 

Greater Atlanta Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

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