Division of Infectious Diseases

Who’s going to #SHEA2018?

UNMCID is excited to participate in #SHEA2018 this week from April 18-20 in Portland, OR. This is going to be an exciting conference this year, featuring “Education on Innovative Topics Addressing Unanswered Issues in Healthcare Epidemiology, Antibiotic Stewardship, and Post-Acute & Long-Term Care“.  We want to be sure YOU know where to find us in Portland! Below is the list of faculty presentations, posters and… Continue Reading

Even after Thanksgiving, it’s still not too late to get your FLU SHOT!

It’s already the day after Thanksgiving, but believe it or not, it is still early in the flu season! The Douglas County Department of Health has been recording influenza cases since the beginning of the flu season, designated as October 1, 2017.  To date, there have been 96 laboratory confirmed influenza cases in Douglas County.  This is more than was reported for the same time-period in… Continue Reading

Nebraska ICAP Launches a New Website Making Access to Infection Prevention and Control Resources Much Easier

Nebraska ICAP (Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program) is supported by the Nebraska DHHS HAI (Healthcare Associated Infections) Program via a CDC grant. The project is a result of a partnership between University of Nebraska Medical Center/ Nebraska Medicine and Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services HAI Program. It serves as a statewide infection prevention and control resource for all healthcare facilities in Nebraska…. Continue Reading