Healthcare-Associated Infections Advisory Committee meets September 27 in Portland

What: The quarterly public meeting of the Healthcare-Associated Infections Advisory Committee 

Agenda: Outbreaks update 2017; health care personnel (HCP) influenza vaccination; Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program communications; legislative update; discussion of themes and topics for future 2017 meetings; public comment. 

When: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1-3 p.m. A 10-minute public comment period is scheduled at 2:50 p.m.; comments are limited to five minutes. 

Where: Portland State Office Building, Room 1B, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland. A conference call line is available at 877-873-8018, access code 7872333. 

OHA provides oversight and support for the mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections in Oregon via the HAI Program. The HAI Program convenes its advisory board on a quarterly basis; the purpose of the board is to make recommendations to OHA regarding infection measures reportable by health care facilities. 

For more information, see the committee's website. 

Program contact: Roza Tammer, 971-673-1074, [email protected]