News & Events
NC DPH Healthcare-Associated Infections Prevention Program now has an Injection Safety Webpage (April 2013)
NC providers and patients can now start learning about safe injection practices right on the NC DPH website! Key messages about safe injection practices are provided, along with links to the One & Only Campaign and CDC injection safety and safe diabetes care websites.
Click here to visit the page.
The Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (NC SPICE) and the NC DPH are embarking on a new communication collaboration. The SPICE-sponsored "Infection Control Report" blog will have current information, literature and news from NC infection prevention experts, including information about injection safety and the One & Only Campaign.
N.C. DHHS Cautions Against Sharing Diabetes Care Equipment (March 2013)
The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services issued a press release on March 14th cautioning diabetic patients to protect themselves against the risk of disease transmission from shared insulin pens. This warning came after the recent report of insulin pens being used on more than one patient at a North Carolina-based hospital, as well as two New York hospitals earlier this year. Click here to view the press release.
NC DPH Epidemiologist Dr. Zack Moore Talks About Injection Safety (February 2013)
Click here to watch NC DPH epidemiologist Dr. Zack Moore talk with WTVD Raleigh about safe injection practices and the One & Only Campaign.