There is no shortage of new germs to keep healthcare workers on their toes. With so many dangerous bacteria, viruses, and foodborne outbreaks making national headlines, it can be hard to stay informed.

APIC can help you stay up-to-date and direct you to reliable information to share with your colleagues and patients.

For more topics, visit APIC’s Monthly Alerts for Consumers page. It provides helpful tips on staying infection free, in and out of healthcare settings for patients, families, and healthcare professionals. Sign up to receive these alerts from APIC about consumer-related infection topics straight to your inbox.

Avian influenza A (H7N9) Clostridium difficile Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae Cyclosporisasis

Drug-resistant tuberculosis



Lyme disease

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus


Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Mosquito-borne illnesses


Scabies, bed bugs, and lice

Seasonal influenza

For more information on key infection prevention topics, visit APIC’s topic specific webpages.