To improve practices and policies at the local, state and national levels for detection, investigation, control and prevention of HAI/AR outbreaks across the healthcare continuum, including emerging infections and other risks with potential for healthcare transmission.


Public health and healthcare collaborating effectively to protect patients and prevent harms from HAI/AR outbreaks.


CORHA is led by a Governance Committee with members from ASTHO, CSTE, CDC, and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with additional members representing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.