Congress Passes Zika Funding Bill

Congress passed and President Obama signed a 10-week continuing resolution, which includes $1.1 billion for Zika virus research.

ASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak

The emerging threat of Zika virus infection.

ASM Urges Action to Combat Zika Emergency

Current events linked to the Zika virus make aggressive public health actions and funding to combat this emerging infectious disease more crucial than ever.
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Access free webinars to learn about Infection Prevention

ASM is pleased to be a supporting partner of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's (APIC) International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), October 16-22. As an IIPW partner, ASM members receive free access to five IIPW webinars. Select "non-members" and enter “ASMIIPW11” in the registration/discount field to register and access the IIPW webinars.

The webinars can be accessed “live” or viewed at your convenience.
  • The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), “The Future of Infection Prevention / Healthcare Epidemiology – A Partnership Paradigm” scheduled for Monday, October 17th, 1 p.m. EDT (LIVE)
  • National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), offering “Patient Safety Imperative for Flu Prevention: Lessons from The Front Line” scheduled for Tuesday, October 18th 1 p.m. EDT
  • Association of periOperative Nurses (AORN), “Assuring Safe Processing of Reusable Devices Across Clinical Settings”, scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th 1 p.m. EDT
  • Infusion Nurses Society (INS), Developing a Central Line Maintenance Bundle: What is the Best Approach?” scheduled for Thursday, October 20th 1 p.m. EDT
  • Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), “How Clean Are Our Patient Care Areas? Are We Sure?” scheduled for Friday, October 21st 1 p.m. EDT