Healthcare-Associated Infections Program

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The Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program is in the Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch (EISB) of the Public Health Services (PHS) department, of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). This program facilitates the prevention, surveillance, and reporting of HAIs and emerging antimicrobial-resistant (AR) pathogens in San Diego’s healthcare facilities.

County of San Diego Public Health derives its authority from the state, Title 17, California Code of Regulations, (CCR) §2500, §2505, and §2641.30-2643.20.

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**UPCOMING** 4/24/24 HAI Collaborative Meeting: Implementing Decolonization in Nursing Homes to Prevent MDROs and Hospitalizations

3/22/24 **NEW** California Health Alert Network (CAHAN) Health Advisory Update #2  Candida Auris in San Diego County

**NEW** Select Thursdays from March 21 — October 24, Vaccine Hours with the Experts, 12:00 PM — 1 PM PST

3/12/24 **UPDATE** Antimicrobial Resistance

For more information, contact the San Diego HAI program through our contact form, via e-mail at phs.hai.hhsa@sdcounty.ca.gov, or call the Epidemiology Unit at (619) 692-8499.