The Healthcare-Associated Infections/ Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Program at the Department of Health and Senior Services held a webinar on December 20, 2023 to outline recommended actions resulting from recent cases of Candida auris (C. auris) detected in Missouri. C. auris is considered an urgent threat according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A Health Alert with more information can be found here.
The informational webinar on the emerging C. auris situation in MO has been posted along with the PowerPoint presentations. The recording and PowerPoints can be found here: https://health.mo.gov/data/hai/index.php under the heading “Candida auris Informational Webinar”.
You may also view this C. auris Information Sheet for LTC for more information.
If there are any questions please contact the HAI/AR program at 573-751-6113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.