The National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control (COHIC) helps identify and solve important occupational health and infection control challenges facing the VA at the national and local level. Working with VA medical centers from across the nation, and other federal and academic partners, the COHIC aims to:
To equip the Veterans Health Administration with evidence-based guidance about preventing and responding to infections associated with healthcare delivery; to initiate and broker projects that aim to diminish the consequences of infectious diseases among healthcare workers and the Veterans they serve; and to diminish healthcare costs by identifying and demonstrating money-saving strategies that seek to optimize outcomes.
The COHIC has partnered and collaborated with numerous organizations and governmental agencies, including:
Veterans Crisis Line:
1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | 810 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington DC 20420
Last updated December 2, 2013