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COVID-19 Guidance: Visit our
Healthcare Partner Resources page. Guidance for long-term care facilities is posted in the Healthcare Providers and Clinical Laboratories section, under "Clinical and Infection Control Guidance."
Oregon hospitals report HAIs using the
National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting tool. This includes the reporting of CLABSIs, certain kinds of SSIs, and several healthcare facility process measures designed to ensure quality and to reduce HAIs.
Getting Ready for Influenza and Norovirus: Key Information for Long-term Care Facilities (LTCFs)Webinar Recording: Provides information about influenza and norovirus symptoms, modes of transmission, and strategies to prevent spread. Introduces and explains a new law promoting recognition, reporting, and control of disease outbreaks in LTCFs. Reviews current recommendations from Oregon Health Authority regarding transfer of recovering influenza and norovirus patients from hospitals to LTCFs.
MDRO stands for multidrug-resistant organism. An MDRO causes human disease which has acquired antibiotic resistance, as listed and defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in
Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013 (pdf).
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