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Coronavirus Disease 2019

What is Project Firstline


The power to stop infections. Together

Every frontline healthcare worker deserves to understand infection control principles and protocols and feel they can confidently apply them to protect themselves, their facility, their family, and their community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new infection control training collaborative, Project Firstline, is designed to help every frontline healthcare worker gain that knowledge and confidence.
Project Firstline’s training series, Inside Infection Control: The Basics
(for Community Care Facilities 6-beds and under)
Learn the basic ideas behind infection control, why it works to prevent COVID-19, and how using infection control actions while you’re at work can protect you, your patients, your coworkers, and your community.
Topics will include:
  • Concept of Infection Prevention & Control
  • The Basic Science of Viruses
  • How Respiratory Droplets Spread COVID-19
  • How Viruses Spread from Surfaces to People
Training Program Dates:

Duration: This series takes place for 3 days for 1 hour each day

Training Program Dates:

Date Days Time
November 16-18, 2021 Tuesday to Thursday 2pm-3pm

Click on this link to register (Use a unique email address for each participant)

By the end of the program* you will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

*Must attend all live online training sessions and complete course evaluation to receive certificate of completion

Technical requirements:

Computer, tablet or smartphone with internet capability is required. (Laptop or desktop computer preferred)

Questions or comments

If you have any questions or comments, please send an email to: projectfirstline@ph.lacounty.gov.


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