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August 13, 2020

SHEA members signed an opinion piece quoted and posted in The New York Times, raising serious concerns about new procedures for reporting COVID-19 patient data…

June 30, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has joined with other public health and medical societies urging the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health…

June 23, 2020

Healthcare epidemiologists report using unprecedented methods in response to the unique circumstances resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a new study…

June 22, 2020

Background Since COVID-19 distancing restrictions and business closures were implemented, early childhood immunization rates have dropped considerably due to fears of contracting the virus. During the week of…

June 01, 2020

In response to the recent killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis law enforcement, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) joins our voice with…

May 29, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) urges President Trump to reconsider his decision to terminate the US relationship with the WHO. The most…

May 13, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America today released a white paper outlining strategies for documenting the recommendations of antibiotic stewardship programs (ASP) and clarifying…

April 27, 2020

To guide facilities and healthcare personnel in management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients amid ongoing critical shortages of personal protective equipment, the Society for…

April 16, 2020

Arlington, VA — In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) is offering a new online course, free of charge,…

April 15, 2020

The unprecedented public health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic demands a comprehensive international response. President Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he will suspend funding to the…

March 23, 2020

Infectious diseases and HIV physicians, healthcare epidemiologists and other medical professionals on the frontlines defending our country from COVID-19 urgently need equipment and supplies to…

March 20, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America strongly supports President Trump’s use of his authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure healthcare…

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