NHSN is the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated infection tracking system. NHSN provides facilities, states, regions, and the nation with data needed to identify problem areas, measure the progress of prevention efforts, and ultimately eliminate healthcare-associated infections. Contact the NHSN Helpdesk with any questions.

2020 NHSN Data Deadlines

  • Q1 (Jan.-March 2020): June 30
  • Q2 (April-June 2020): Sept. 30
  • Q3 (Jul.-Sept. 2020): Dec. 31
  • Q4 (Oct.-Dec. 2020): March 31, 2021

Facilities should:

Contact the NHSN Helpdesk (nhsn@cdc.gov, subject line ‘Dialysis’) with any questions.