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Information for providers

- Potential measles exposure (PDF)

- Pertussis information for Washington health care providers (PDF)

- Improving healthcare worker immunization rates
- Advisories
- Filling out death certificates
- HIV testing information
- Influenza surveillance report for providers (PDF)
- Transforming Primary Care:  Resource Catalogue 2012 (PDF)


What vaccine refusal really costs - link to Wired magazine articleProvider advisories

2013 / 2012 / 2011

2013

October

October 8 - Acute Hepatitis Failure and Liver Failure following use of Dietary Supplement (PDF)

August
August 23 - Measles Exposure (PDF)

June

June 17 - National Doxycycline Shortage (PDF)

June 4 - UPDATED: Hepatitis A Outbreak Post Exposure Prophylaxis Recommendations (PDF)

June 3 - Hepatitis A outbreak (PDF)

May

May 4 - Novel Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus (PDF)

March

March 28 - New ACIP recommendation: Tdap for ALL pregnant women (PDF)

March 12 - Routine HIV testing essential to reducing HIV transmission
Providers are not responsible for pre- and post-test counseling
(PDF)

February

February 8 - Influenza outbreak in an assisted living facility (PDF)

January

January 7 - Updated CDC recommendations for screening patients for Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection (PDF)

2012

October

October 26 - E. coli 0157:H7 Infection In Patrons of “Willow Grove Gardens” (PDF)

October 18 - Fungal Meningitis and Joint Infections Outbreak Update (PDF)

October 10 - Multistate Outbreak of Meningitis and Stroke (PDF)

October 9 - Update to October 5 advisory on Salmonella in patrons of “On the Border” restaurant in Vancouver (PDF)

October 5 - Salmonella in Patrons of “On the Border” Restaurant in Vancouver, WA (PDF)

August

August 17 - Oral Cephalosporins no longer a recommended treatment for Gonococcal infections (PDF)

August 3 - Increase in Influenza A H3N2v virus infections in three U.S. states (PDF)

July

July 25 - Shigellosis investigation in Clark County (PDF)

June

June 19 - Syphilis infection increases (PDF)

May

May 17 - Providers asked to administer back-to-school vaccinations by July 1 this year (PDF)

May 15 - People with pertussis are infectious until they have completed 5 days of antibiotics (PDF)

April

April 13 - Shigellosis investigation in Clark County (PDF)

April 3 - Epidemic levels of Pertussis in Washington State (PDF)

March

March 14 - Possible exposure to measles at Open Source Technology Summit, Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington, March 6-9 (PDF)

February

February 3 - Pertussis exposure (PDF)

2011

September

September 2 - Pertussis exposure (PDF)

July

July 22 - Animal bite reporting (PDF)

June

June 17 - Changes to school and child care immunization exemptions (PDF)

June 3 - Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli O104 (STEC O104:H4) infections in U.S. travelers returning from Germany (PDF)

May

May 25 - Pertussis exposure in a school-aged child (PDF)

May 23 - The FDA is advising not to feed SimplyThick, a
thickening product, to premature infants
(PDF)

May 13 - Pertussis exposure in a school-aged child (PDF)

April

April 4 - Listeria contamination in local delicatessen (PDF)

March

March 31 - Cowlitz County Hepatitis B Outbreak (PDF) - The purpose of this advisory is information only. You do not need to take specific action.

March 3 - Measles exosure (PDF)

February

February 11 - Changes to Washington's notifiable conditions rules (PDF)

2010

December

December 10 - Active Tuberculosis in local healthcare worker (PDF)

November

November 1 - STI and HIV testing survey advisory (PDF). This advisory contains the following:

  • Sexually Transmitted Infection / HIV Co-infection Update
  • HIV testing survey for providers

October

October 21 - Influenza season advisory (PDF). This advisory contains the following:

  • County contact information and websites
  • Influenza epidemiology update
  • Influenza reporting requirements
  • Influenza testing available at Washington Public Health Laboratories
  • Influenza vaccination recommendations

September

September 3 - Pertusis update (PDF)

August

August 5 - Child with E.coli prompts push to protect others
Health officials, Lake Shore Athletic Club urge check for symptoms
(PDF)

July

July 23 - Dengue infection increases among people traveling to tropical areas (PDF)

July 7 - Pediatric Tuberculosis outbreak in Moldovan church congregation (PDF)

June

June 25 - Returning unused H1N1 vaccine and antivirals and June 24 expiration of the FDA’s H1N1 Emergency Use Authorization (PDF)

June 1 - Healthcare professionals warned not to use certain intravenous Metronidazole, Ondansetron, and Ciprofloxacin due to potential contamination (PDF)

May

May 14 - Pertussis activity in Cowlitz County (PDF)

May 13 - Potential for Q Fever Infection among travelers returning from Iraq and the Netherlands (PDF)

April

April 27 - Potential for Dengue Infection Among Relief Workers Returning from Haiti (PDF)

March

March 23 - Update on Mercury (Thimerosal) limits suspension for H1N1 Vaccine (PDF)

March 22 - Recommendation to temporarily suspend usage of GlaxoSmithKline Rotarix (Rotavirus) Vaccine (PDF)

February

February 8 - Patients may be receiving contraceptives through participation in the Oregon Health & Science University Nurse Family Partnership Contraceptive Study (PDF)

February 2 - This health advisory (PDF) includes information about the:

  • Non-safety related voluntary recalls of certain lots of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 Pediatric (0.25 mL, for 6-35 month olds) vaccine and one lot of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 vaccine for older children and adults (0.5 mL) in single-dose pre-filled syringes
  • Acyclovir shortage
  • Reinstatement of universal purchase of all childhood vaccines in Washington

January

January 15 - National Influenza Vaccination Week highlights importance of ongoing vaccination (PDF)

January 11 - Washington Administrative Code (WAC) changes affecting provider care for HIV/AIDS in 2010 (PDF)

 

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