Newsletters

We issue monthly newsletters to keep hospital infection control professionals, nurses, and physicians up-to-date about technical, timely, and important news regarding infection control topics.

The DICON Newsletters for calendar year 2019 are listed below as examples of this valuable resource

  • January 2020 - Grassroots Infection Prevention: Five Simple Rules for Establishing Rapport and Improving Morale
  • February 2020 - Hand Hygiene Surveillance Methods 
  • March 2020 - The Evidence Behind Social Distancing
  • April 2020 - COVID-19 Testing
  • May 2020 - COVID-19 in the Community: Nursing Homes
  • June 2020 - COVID-19 Transmission and the Ongoing Need for Universal Masking
  • July 2020 - Isolation and Quarantine using the “10+1” Rule: Does the CDC’s Math Add Up?
  • August 2020 - CLABSIs in the Time of COVID-19
  • September 2020 - Leveraging urine testing to improve the diagnosis of UTIs
  • October 2020 - IDWEEK 2020: Highlighted Abstracts and DCASIP Research Presentation Synopsis
  • November 2020 - COVID-19 Vaccine Prospects
  • December 2020 - COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A
  • January 2021 - SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Workers
  • February 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Update
  • March 2021 - Chlorhexidine Bathing for CLABSI Prevention: Focusing on the Basics
  • April 2021 - Surgical Site Infection Prevention - Which Strategies are Worth the Squeeze? Our “Top 9 List” and Key Takeaways from Recent DICON Investigations