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Immunizations & Travel Services & Sexually Transmitted Infections & Pertussis & Duodenoscopes

Action requested: Be aware that the Health District’s Everett and Lynnwood clinics providing immunizations and travel services will be closing on June 30.
Action requested: Be aware of new resources to providers managing sexually transmitted infections, especially among men who have sex with men.
Action requested: Be aware that pertussis is increasing and assure that every patient is vaccinated.
Action requested: Be familiar with CDC protocols for conducting surveillance culturing of duodenoscopes and report outbreaks to public health.
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Friday, March 13, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (2086)/Comments (0)/
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Measles & vaccine preventable diseases training

Action requested: Be aware of current measles infection control recommendations and guidelines for assessing immunity for measles and vaccinating susceptibles.

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Friday, February 6, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1764)/Comments (0)/
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Influenza & measles & Listeriosis & ocular syphilis

Action requested: Action requested: Continue to vaccinate against and initiate early treatment for influenza.

Action requested: Be aware of a measles outbreak in the U.S.  Urge anyone who may be susceptible to get vaccinated now.

Action requested: Be aware of potential listeria infections linked to consumption of Latin-style cheese.

Action requested: Be aware of syphilis occurring in the eye and ask patients with possible or diagnosed syphilis about changes to vision or hearing.

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Friday, January 23, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1778)/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 (1872)/Comments (0)/
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Listeria

Action requested: Be alert to potential listeriosis, especially among pregnant women. Read More >>
Wednesday, December 24, 2014/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1664)/Comments (0)/
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