Welcome to the Greater Atlanta Chapter of APIC Official Website

Chapter Vision:

Healthcare without infection


Chapter Mission:

Create a safer world through the prevention of infection


APIC National Strategic Plan Information: 

APIC Strategic Plan Metrics

APIC Strategic Plan 2020


Important News and Updates: 

Register now for the upcoming November 2020 Meeting. Check out details on the Events/Calendar page.

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:

Other Infection Prevention Happenings:

Important  News:

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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