Prevention & Control
- CDC Vital Signs Program: An important new program at CDC is called CDC Vital Signs, launched July 6th. This program is a call to action each month concerning a single, important public health topic. The March 2011 publication addresses reducing bloodstream infections. The State Surveyors in our Network report that infection control is the number one cited deficiency in dialysis facilities. Read these new documents from the CDC.
CDC Vital Signs: Central Line–Associated Blood Stream Infections- Press Briefing [PDF, 39Kb]
CDC Vital Signs:HAI Fact Sheet [PDF, 2.5Mb]
You can subscribe to the CDC Vital Signs newsletter by going to this link www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns.
Data & Statistics for Dialysis-Associated Infections