Project Firstline

Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Project Firstline, developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is an innovative outreach program designed to promote foundational knowledge on infection prevention and control for all types of frontline healthcare workers across Maryland.

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MD Project Firstline offers FREE online training courses on a variety of topics to increase your infection prevention and control knowledge and understanding.

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About Us

Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Project Firstline aims to stop the spread of infectious disease threats—including COVID-19—by offering free education, training and resources to workers in the healthcare and environmental services fields. 
Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Project Firstline’s materials provide foundational knowledge of infection control so your staff can implement preventive protocols and procedures throughout their workday.

Project Firstline is Unique

Listens to healthcare workers

Resources are developed WITH healthcare workers.

Appreciates the value of healthcare workers

Healthcare workers play a critical role in infection control.

Recognizes that bandwidth is low

Bite-sized content is tailored for on-the-go use.

Meets healthcare workers where they are

Leverages existing strengths and knowledge sources.

Free Infection Control Training Your Way

Project Firstline offers a selection of FREE training and resources in multiple languages to accommodate busy schedules and different learning preferences. Learn in Chinese, English, Haitian Creole, Russian, Spanish or Tagalog! Earn continuing education credits and gift cards through our various training opportunities. 

upcoming webinars

Join us from your phone, laptop or other device. Register today!

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Join us as we discuss infection control and virus basics.

Learning to lower the spread of infectious diseases could earn you e-gift cards.