Project Firstline

Project Firstline

CDC's National Training Collaborative for Healthcare Infection Prevention & Control

About Project Firstline in Virginia
The Healthcare-Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Program is leading statewide efforts in collaborating with CDC's Project Firstline.  As a part of this collaborative, VDH will be conducting learning needs assessments and convening trainings for frontline healthcare workers.  Please follow our VDH Facebook and Twitter accounts to receive the latest updates and events associated with Project Firstline.  For questions about Project Firstline, please reach out to the VDH HAI/AR Program at

Project Firstline is For You

Do you have infection control questions about re-emerging pathogens?On Thursday, March 16 at 11 a.m. CT / 12 p.m. ET, Project Firstline will be joining the American Medical Association (AMA) to co-host a virtual town hall. This event will focus on answering your questions about infection control practices related to emerging and re-emerging pathogens. The town hall will be hosted by AMA’s Erica Kaufman West, MD, Director of Infectious Diseases, with questions answered by CDC’s Abigail Carlson, MD, Medical Officer.

Re-emerging Pathogens: Infection Control Town Hall, Thursday, March 16, 11am-12pm CT| 12pm-1pm ET


Participate in Project Firstline Training Sessions!

Anyone can attend Project Firstline training sessions to build their infection prevention and control (IPC) practice. These basic training sessions can empower all staff including activities teams, environmental services, dietary services, aides, nurses, etc!

Are you looking for easy to use training resources for your staff? Check out trainings and gain comfort in using Project Firstline materials in your own facility.

Am I a Frontline Provider?
You are a frontline provider if you work in a healthcare setting. Check the following boxes for examples of healthcare settings and professional roles that are part of Project Firstline.


Connect with Project Firstline

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