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Phone Number: (720) 707-2699

Meeting ID: 359 817 9708

Next Meeting Time Materials
Monday, February 14 8:00 – 9:30am TBD
Monday, March 14 8:00 – 9:30am TBD
Monday, April 11 8:00 – 9:30am TBD


Past Meeting Materials

Date Materials
January 10 Agenda January 6
Infection Control Workgroup Charter Draft

The past several decades have seen a significant shift in healthcare delivery from inpatient to outpatient settings, yet outpatient settings often lack the infrastructure or resources to support infection prevention and surveillance activities. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of infection control measures, as the first confirmed case in the United States was in Washington, and as of December 2021 over 800,000 Washingtonians have been infected. At the same time, strong infection control policies and procedures like physical distancing and masking have disrupted the circulation of other respiratory viruses and infectious diseases. This workgroup will review existing, often inpatient, infection control guidelines and translate them to outpatient settings.

Workgroup Members


Name Title Organization
Mark Haugen, MD (chair) Family Medicine Physician Walla Walla Clinic & Surgical Center
Faiza Zafar, DO, FACOI Medical Director Community Health Plan of Washington
Lisa Hannah, CIC Infection Prevention Team Supervisor WA Department of Health