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Additional Measles Infections in Snohomish County — July 12, 2018

Updated Measles Health Advisory

Thursday, July 12, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (205)/Comments (0)/
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Primary Measles Infection in Snohomish County — July 7, 2018

Be aware that a single case of laboratory-confirmed primary measles has been identified in one member of a large group of foreign minors visiting multiple states in the U.S. for a summer program. No cases of measles have been linked to the current patient.

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Saturday, July 7, 2018/Author: Heather Thomas/Number of views (309)/Comments (0)/
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Health Advisory: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo — June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (360)/Comments (0)/
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An Educational Overview of SHINGRIX

Thursday, April 26, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (487)/Comments (0)/
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Health Advisory – Increase in Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Infections

Action requested:

  • Be aware of an increase in GAS infections in the Puget Sound region in recent years, including invasive disease.
  • Review invasive GAS disease clinical presentation, risk factors, and the need for rapid evaluation and treatment of persons with suspected necrotizing fasciitis and other invasive GAS syndromes.
  • Review CDC guidance for chemoprophylaxis of household contacts of invasive GAS cases.
  • Be aware that people experiencing homelessness and persons who inject drugs (IDU) are at increased risk for GAS infections.
  • Report outbreaks of GAS to the Snohomish Health District 425.339.5278
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Friday, February 16, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (839)/Comments (0)/
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