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Ebola & Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine

Action requested:  Be aware that Ebola monitoring has now ended for all travelers from Africa.
Action requested:  Consider attending an educational session about HPV vaccine. Read More >>
Thursday, December 31, 2015/Author: Hollianne Bruce/Number of views (2092)/Comments (0)/
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Ebola & Obesity

Action requested:  Be aware that Ebola monitoring is continuing only for travelers from Guinea.
Action requested:  Take advantage of useful free clinical reference tools to support management of obesity. Read More >>
Tuesday, November 10, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1966)/Comments (0)/
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Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC)

Action requested:  Consider STEC infection in persons with diarrhea and who have recently eaten food from Chipotle restaurants.  
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Monday, November 2, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1871)/Comments (0)/
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Serologic testing for infants born to mothers with Hepatitis B, Opiod management & Expedited partner therapy (EPT) for sexually transmitted infections

Action requested: Test infants who are vaccinated following birth to mothers infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) at age 9-12 months or 1-2 months after the final dose of the hepatitis B vaccine series.
Action requested: Obtain training in appropriate use of opioids. Consider offering office-based treatment of opioid use disorders.
Action requested: Treat heterosexual partners of patients diagnosed with chlamydia.  Do not refer to public health. Read More >>
Wednesday, October 21, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1874)/Comments (0)/
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Infection Control at Healthcare Facilities

Action requested:  Healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, clinics and doctors' offices) that utilize reusable medical devices should arrange for a healthcare professional with expertise in device reprocessing to immediately assess their reprocessing procedures. This assessment should ensure that reprocessing is done correctly, including allowing enough time for reprocessing personnel to follow all steps recommended by the device manufacturer. Read More >>
Monday, September 14, 2015/Author: Anonym/Number of views (1927)/Comments (0)/
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