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Health Alerts

Action: The Snohomish Health District Health Officer Dr. Gary Goldbaum sends alerts via email to local health care providers. Alerts cover current local, regional or national health threats and important updates on medical care and protocols. Alerts are written as needed to cover urgent or emergent health issues.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Ebola virus disease (EVD) update

Action requested: Be aware of updated guidance for ambulatory care evaluation of patients with possible EVD.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ebola virus disease (EVD) update

Action requested: Use screening forms to guide decisions about when to contact public health and be aware of additional detailed guidance for protecting health care personnel. Read More >>
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ebola virus disease

Action requested: Be aware of new guidance for protecting health care personnel. Read More >>
Monday, October 13, 2014

Ebola virus disease

Action Requested: Inquire about travel whenever patients present with fever or other symptoms consistent with Ebola.  Call the Health District (425-339-5278) immediately if Ebola is suspected. Read More >>
Friday, October 3, 2014

Ebola virus disease & Influenza

Action requested: Inquire about travel whenever patients present with fever or other symptoms consistent with Ebola.  Call the Health District (425-339-5278) immediately if Ebola is suspected.  If the Health District concurs, then providers should call 911 to arrange transport to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) while the Health District alerts PRMCE and the state Department of Health.
Action requested: Be aware of a correction to the Health alert of 9/22/14—live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) may be administered to healthy children aged 2-8 years who have no contraindications.  Precautions such as asthma or wheezing are not contraindications. Read More >>
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Health alerts include information about diseases or other health risks or issues that affect Snohomish County.