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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Pertussis, Measles & Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines

Action requested: Screen patients with respiratory symptoms for travel to the Middle East or South Korea.
Action requested: If pertussis is suspected in a student, test, treat, and exclude the student from school.
Action requested:  Be alert for possible measles in persons who visited certain Seattle locations on May 30.
Action requested: Follow the updated Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015.
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Thursday, June 18, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1198)/Comments (0)/
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Gastrointestinal illness & Educational opportunities

Action requested: Be aware that Snohomish and Whatcom Counties have experienced significant gastrointestinal illness recently.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1322)/Comments (0)/
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Pertussis & Educational opportunities

Action requested: Be alert for pertussis when someone presents with appropriate symptoms, especially prolonged cough.
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Friday, April 17, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1410)/Comments (0)/
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Immunizations & Travel Services & Pertussis & Educational Opportunity

Action requested: Take steps to assure your patients have access to immunizations.
Action requested: Consider (and test for) pertussis when someone presents with appropriate symptoms, especially prolonged cough.
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Friday, March 27, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1308)/Comments (0)/
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Measles & Influenza & Ebola virus disease (EVD) & Vaccination educational program

Action requested: Be aware that many Snohomish County residents may have been exposed to measles recently.  Urge anyone who may be susceptible to get vaccinated now.

Action requested: Continue to vaccinate against and initiate early treatment for influenza.  Be aware of new tools to diagnose and treat influenza.

Action requested: Contact public health before referring suspected cases of EVD to an assessment hospital.

Action requested: Consider attending an educational update about vaccines generally & pertussis specifically.

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Friday, January 9, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1537)/Comments (0)/
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