Emerging Infectious Disease Collaborative
The purpose of this Emerging Infectious Disease Collaborative is to guide the Region 5, Central Florida Disaster Medical Coalition in its ability to prepare for, respond to, and manage highly infectious patients that endanger the patients, visitors, staff, and family members of medical healthcare facilities within the region. This Collaborative represents a cross discipline regional effort with respect to preparedness for HCIDs that pose a significant public health threat to Region 5. The purpose of the collaborative is to assist Region 5 in containing an outbreak of disease caused by an infectious agent or biological toxin, or response to other HCID emergencies.
RSV FLAN Alert!
CFDMC Grant Funded Infection Control Consultant Program For Nursing Homes
Latest from the CDC
CFDMC Infectious Disease Surge Annex
Latest from The WHO
ICAR PILOT (INFECTION CONTROL ASSESSMENT & RESPONSE)
Florida Suspicious Substance SOG
NETEC Healthcare Facility Special Pathogens Preparedness Checklist
FHA/Florida Department of Health’s “Ebola Healthcare Partner Call”
The below video is intended for Coalition members and we ask that all refrain from posting to any social media.
Managing Potential Laboratory Exposure to Ebola Virus by Using a Patient Biocontainment Care Unit
Personal Protection Explained!
Additional hospital resources include:
Ebola Virus Disease Information for Clinicians in U.S. Healthcare Settings
Interim Guidance for U.S. Hospital Preparedness for Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) or with Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease
Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in U.S. Hospitals
Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus
Guidance for U.S. Laboratories for Managing and Testing Routine Clinical Specimens When There is a Concern about Ebola Virus Disease
Procedures for Safe Handling and Management of Ebola-Associated Waste