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Infectious Disease Resources

CDC Releases Toolkit to Help Identify and Manage Group A Strep Invasive Infections in LTC Facilities

The toolkit will help inform facilities and provide a guideline for strong infection prevention and control practices specific to stopping group A strep transmission and preventing outbreaks.

11 months ago

Infectious Disease Resources

CDC Advisory: Increase in Extensively Drug-Resistant Shigellosis in the United States
1 year ago

Infectious Disease Resources

CDC, DOH Issue Advisory on Oseltamivir/Tamiflu

Advisory provides guidance for clinicians to prioritize antiviral treatment of flu in the event of reduced availability of oseltamivir (Tamiflu).

1 year ago

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New Toolkit, CDC Webinar Address Anticipated "Tripledemic"

Members encouraged to review toolkit and attend Nov. 29th CDC webinar.

1 year ago

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CDC to Host Webinar on Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes

Discussion will include a detailed review of what EBP are, why EBP are recommended in nursing homes, and how to be successful with implementation.

1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (Sudan Ebolavirus) in Central Uganda
1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Influenza Surveillance and Reporting Requirements, 2022-2023
1 year ago

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Executive Orders Declaring Disasters Regarding Staffing Shortages and Monkeypox Extended

Some suspensions terminated in staffing shortage EO.

1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Update #2 Regarding Poliovirus in New York State
1 year ago

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Monkeypox Updates and Resources

New EO and implications; webinar for health care providers on Aug. 4th.

1 year ago

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CDC Warns Health Care Facilities of Rapid Increase in Candida auris Infections

Facilities urged to review information and resources to help identify and stop spread of C. auris.

10 months ago

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Members Reminded of Nov. 10th DOH Advisory on Influenza and RSV

Members should follow regular protocols and report clusters of infection to their local health departments.

1 year ago

Infectious Disease Resources

CDC Advisory: Interim Guidance for Clinicians to Prioritize Antiviral Treatment of Influenza in the Setting of Reduced Availability of Oseltamivir
1 year ago

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CDC Releases New Guidance and Resources for C. diff Awareness Month

Members urged to utilize resources.

1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Salmonella Increase in Western and Central New York State
1 year ago

Infectious Disease Resources

DOH Issues Annual Guidance on Influenza Surveillance and Reporting Requirements

Directive reminds DOH-regulated providers of requirements regarding influenza.

1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Update to Healthcare Facilities Regarding Multidrug-Resistant Candida auris in New York State
1 year ago

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DOH Issues Updated Polio Guidance

The guidance stresses that anyone who is not yet vaccinated or under-vaccinated for polio should get vaccinated, particularly if they live, work, attend school, or have frequent social interactions with communities in Rockland and Orange counties.

1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Update Regarding Poliomyelitis in Rockland County, New York State
1 year ago

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DOH Advisory: Poliomyelitis Case in Rockland County, New York State
1 year ago
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