SHEA can assist you in your coverage of healthcare stories by providing access to authoritative spokespeople in all areas related to healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention.

If you have a media inquiry, please contact Kristy Weinshel, Executive Director at 703-684-1008 or, providing your contact information, the name of the publication, the topic of your story, and your deadline.

In addition, SHEA can provide the following resources:

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National Organizations in Epidemiology and Infection Prevention Say COVID-19 Vaccines Should be Required for Healthcare Personnel

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities should require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a consensus statement by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and six other leading organizations representing medical professionals working in infectious diseases, infection prevention, pharmacy, pediatrics, and long-term care.

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Study finds COVID-19 Death Rates Much Higher in Nursing Homes Serving Minority Residents

Residents of Connecticut nursing homes that serve the highest proportions of racial and ethnic minorities were more than 50% more likely to contract COVID-19 and more than twice as likely to die in the early weeks of the pandemic, compared to those in homes with predominantly white populations, according to a study published today in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

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