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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Project Firstline Learning Opportunities

Project Firstline offers a selection of FREE training and resources in multiple languages to accommodate busy schedules and different learning preferences. Earn continuing education credits and gift cards through our various training opportunities. 

Free Online Courses

Our online learning management system provides access to free, concise, self-paced courses to understand and apply infection prevention and control principles. All it takes is your email and a password to create an account.

The Concept of Infection Control

The Basic Science of Viruses

How Respiratory droplets spread COVID-19

How Viruses Spread from Surfaces to People

upcoming virtual sessions

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

What is Source Control? and Why does it Matter?

Join us in this 30-minute session as we discuss source control in health care.

Hand Hygiene and How Do Viruses Spread from Surfaces to People?

Join us in this 30-minute session as we discuss the importance of hand hygiene and how viruses spread from surfaces to people.


We provide free, downloadable resources for frontline and environmental services workers from a wide range of education and training backgrounds.

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