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Project Firstline, CDC’s national training collaborative for infection prevention and control, is committed to preparing frontline healthcare workers and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats.

NNPHI and our partners are committed to connecting the public health workforce with the IPC training resources they need to help healthcare workers protect patients, workers, and the public.

Project Firstline is a CDC-led, national training collaborative of healthcare and public health partners that aims to improve the nation’s response to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Learn how you can be part of this important mission.

Empowering.
Immersive.
Lasting.
About Project Firstline

Project Firstline, CDC’s national training collaborative for infection prevention and control, is committed to preparing frontline healthcare workers and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats.  Project Firstline is building infection control training expertise within the public health workforce to support a culture of infection control in healthcare communities everywhere. 

About Project Firstline

Project Firstline, CDC’s national training collaborative for infection prevention and control, is committed to preparing frontline healthcare workers and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities from infectious disease threats. 

Project Firstline is building infection control training expertise within the public health workforce to support a culture of infection control in healthcare communities everywhere. 

Empowering. Immersive. Long Lasting.

Empowering

Immersive

Lasting Results

Core Training

Provides healthcare workers and public health professionals personnel with shared, foundational IPC knowledge.

Engagement

Adapts healthcare focused IPC knowledge to the public health workforce to ensure materials are relevant to public health responsibilities.

Public Health Capacity

Creates a culture of IPC expertise that is shared between the public health workforce and healthcare workers.

Practical Tools

Delivers training materials and resources to guide consultations with healthcare workers and facilities.

Mentorship

Connects infection prevention control experts with the public health work force.

Innovation

 Develops innovative platforms to effectively train adult learners.

About NNPHI

Our member public health institutes are united in creating conditions for health and well-being. The NNPHI public health institute model is a complement to governmental public health systems for addressing the most pressing current and emerging public health issues, including public health crises like COVID-19.

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