News

October 06, 2021

The U.S. government is in the process of working with returning U.S. citizens and resettling Afghan nationals from Afghanistan. The Infectious Diseases Society of America,…

September 09, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) commends the announcement by the Biden-Harris Administration to have healthcare personnel within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities…

September 02, 2021

After years of steady reductions in healthcare-associated infections, significantly higher rates of four out of six routinely tracked infections were observed in U.S. hospitals, according…

July 09, 2021

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities should require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a consensus statement by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)…

June 26, 2021

Residents of Connecticut nursing homes that serve the highest proportions of racial and ethnic minorities were more than 50% more likely to contract COVID-19 and…

May 14, 2021

Legal Intervention in Clinical Practice Exposes Patients to Serious Harm More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians, scientists and public health leaders on…

May 13, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is warning that it is imperative to continue vigilant infection prevention practices against SARS-CoV-2 in healthcare facilities even…

March 23, 2021

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America condemn the horrific killings of eight Atlanta residents in attacks on women of…

March 17, 2021

High-speed air dryers not only leave more contamination on poorly washed hands compared to paper towels but during hand drying, they can also spread germs…

March 11, 2021

The Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America (SHEA) is grateful for provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act that help Americans recover from the devastating…

March 04, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is urging people to keep wearing masks in all community and healthcare settings. Masks remain a critical prevention…

March 02, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has named Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Virginia Commonwealth…

We use cookies to help improve your experience
Ok