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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 (2436)/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 (2582)/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 (2757)/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 (2362)/Comments (0)/
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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 (3168)/Comments (0)/
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