Category 5

Category 5 events will be reported monthly (no later than 30 days following the end of the month) using the designated reporting mechanism. For Healthcare Associated Infections, events should by reported via the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN); Clostridium difficile infections (Davidson County residents only) will also be reported monthly to the Emerging Infections Program (EIP). For Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), a diagnosis should be reported using the NAS reporting portal.