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Inspired to Protect through Disease Prevention

Special thanks to NFID President Patricia (Patsy) A. Stinchfield RN, MS, CPNP, for this guest blog post about the experiences that have driven her to devote her 45-year nursing career to the prevention of infectious diseases and her priorities as NFID president …

5 Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Special thanks to Immediate Past-President Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD, for this guest blog post on key lessons learned from his years of service on the Board of Directors of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) …

Your Support Helps NFID Reach Millions …

With the holiday season in full swing and the year coming to an end, we have been looking back on 2021 and reflecting on what the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) accomplished with the help of our donors and partners …

Father’s Day Words Of Wisdom And Hope

On Father’s Day, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) celebrates all dads who protect their families against vaccine-preventable diseases. In light of COVID-19, and amid concerns about the impact of systemic racism on US public health, NFID leaders (and dads) answered this question: What is on your mind as you think about celebrating Father’s Day in 2020?

Diseases On The Big Screen: Films For Holiday Viewing

Looking for some entertaining activities with friends and family this holiday season? NFID has compiled an Amazon List of movies with an infectious disease twist to add to your viewing line-up. Check out the movies below to share your infectious disease knowledge pointing out impossible scenarios versus plausible storylines!

Help Strike Out Flu This Season!

As part of an annual campaign to increase awareness about the importance of influenza (flu) prevention, NFID kicked off its 2019-2020 flu season awareness activities at the 8th Annual Flu Awareness Night at Nationals Park

Don’t Be A Dreaded Spreader!

Recent news reports show high influenza (flu) activity across the US. NFID urges everyone age 6 months and older to take 3 important steps to #FightFlu and avoid spreading (flu) to others…