Welcome to the Northeast Florida chapter of APIC, a national organization for professionals dedicated to infection control and prevention and to patient safety. We hold monthly meetings, host a biennial regional seminar, and have over 70 members. Meetings are attended by representatives from hospitals, rehab centers, skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, ambulatory care / surgical centers, correctional facilities, the local health department, and medical device companies. Meetings usually involve a professional presentation over lunch and a round table discussion on local trends. We share information about best practices, helpful products, job openings, and strategies for complying with requirements from CMS, NHSN, and other regulatory agencies.