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Increase in suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Washington State since August 2018

Health Advisory for October 10, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (90)/Comments (0)/
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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 (578)/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 (694)/Comments (0)/
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An Educational Overview of SHINGRIX

Thursday, April 26, 2018/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (751)/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 (1131)/Comments (0)/
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