May 29, 2018, 10:20 AM
Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use
On May 25, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) forwarded a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory titled “Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use.”
Apr 9, 2018, 11:11 AM
E. Coli Infections Increasing in Pa. – What Physicians Should Know about Diagnosis and Testing
On April 6, 2018, the Pa. Department of Health issued a health advisory concerning the increase in reports of E. coli O157:H7 infections in the state.
Apr 5, 2018, 09:05 AM
Syphilis Testing Guidance Issued for Pa. Counties That Exceed Case Rate Threshold
On April 2, 2018, the Pa. Dept. of Health issued a health advisory with syphilis testing guidance for counties that have reported a case rate of Primary and Secondary Syphilis that exceeds the statewide 2017 threshold case rate of 2.0 cases per 100,000 population.
Apr 2, 2018, 09:48 AM
Burkholderia Cepacia Complex Infections May Be Linked to Medline Remedy® Essentials No-Rinse Foam
On March 30, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a health advisory on Burkholderia cepacia complex infections associated with the use of Medline Remedy® Essentials No-Rinse Foam, a product used for skin and perineal care.
Feb 1, 2018, 08:54 AM
2017-2018 Flu Season Is Heaviest in Nearly a Decade
The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued an influenza update on Jan. 31, 2018, saying that flu continues to be widespread in the U.S. and Pennsylvania.
Jan 17, 2018, 17:29 PM
Pennsylvania DOH Requests Voluntary Reporting of Suspected Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases
On Jan. 16, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has issued a health advisory asking for voluntary reporting of suspected acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) cases.
Jan 16, 2018, 12:09 PM
Influenza A (H3N2) Activity Increasing in Pennsylvania – Get Treatment and Testing Guidance
On Jan. 10, 2018, the Pa. Department of Health issued a health advisory with influenza treatment, testing, and reporting recommendations.
Jan 16, 2018, 12:08 PM
Pa. DOH Updates Zika Virus Guidance for Evaluation of Pregnant Women and Infants
On Dec. 18, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued a health
advisory with updated guidance for the evaluation and management of pregnant
women and infants with possible Zika virus exposure.
Dec 7, 2017, 12:08 PM
Pa. Health Advisory: Contaminated Raw Milk and Milk Products
On Dec. 4, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health distributed a health advisory warning people who might have consumed contaminated raw milk and milk products from a company called Udder Milk to visit their doctor.
Oct 25, 2017, 12:09 PM
Advice from Pa. DOH on Treating Patients from Hurricane-Affected Areas
On Oct. 25, 2017, the Pa. Department of Health issued a health advisory with advice for health care providers treating patients in or recently returned from hurricane-affected areas, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Oct 17, 2017, 12:08 PM
Disruption in Sterile Saline Product Supply Chain Prompts Pa. DOH to Issue Guidance for Providers
On Oct. 16, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued a health
advisory with guidance for providers on saline product availability.