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School Facility Resources

Welcome to your resource page!

Here you can find resources applicable to school settings.

  • Each category’s resources are alphabetized.
  • There is a glossary of acronyms at the bottom of this page if you are unsure of the source or type of resource.

If you have questions, feel free to reach out us to be connected with an experienced Infection Preventionist.  You can reach us at (402)552-2881 or

Free School Supply – Ordering

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is happy to be able to provide school health programs with supplies for their facility or ventilation systems from surplus supplies at the state warehouse.  There are many different supplies available to schools in limited supply, you can find that list when you complete the order survey. If you are looking specifically for ventilation supplies, you can find ordering information and links in the ventilation section of the Launch Nebraska flyer. Please visit the following sites to find out more:

Free School Supply Order form Launch Nebraska 

*Supply orders will be processed while supplies last on a first-come first-served basis. The warehouse will not be replenished once items are no longer available. Please place your order assuming everything is still available. If one or more of the items in your has been depleted Ne DHHS will let you know.

For any questions related to the School Supply ordering process or your orders, please contact Andrew Delicata at

General Infection Prevention and Control Resources for the School Setting

OSHA Exposure Control Plan Template

State and Regulatory Standards Related to Infection Prevention and Control in Schools

Influenza Prevention in Schools

Hand Hygiene in Schools

Vaccine Campaigns


Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease Flyer

Resource Glossary:

  • AAMI: Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
  • APIC: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • ASHRAE: American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • CAUTI: Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CDI: Clostridiodes dificille Infection
  • CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
  • FDA: Food and Drug Administration
  • HAI: Hospital Acquired Infection
  • HAN: Health Alert Network
  • HICPAC: Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
  • IAC: Immunization Action Coalition
  • MDRO: Multi Drug Resistant Organism
  • NEA: National Education Association
  • Ne ASAP: Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Assessment and Promotion Program
  • Ne DHHS: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ne ICAP: Nebraska Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program
  • NETEC: National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center
  • NIOSH: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • PPE: Personal Protective Equipment
  • SHEA: Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • TJC: The Joint Commission
  • US DOL: United States Department of Labor
  • WHO: World Health Organization
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