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    FROM THE DIRECTOR
       
 •  CDC Health Update on Meningitis Outbreak
          •  Update on Contaminated Medications (CDC)
         
•  CDC Health Alert (Ameridose)
         
•  CDC Health Alert
         
•  Update on Contaminated Medications & Clinician Guidance
         
•  Update on Contaminated Medications & CDC Update
         
•  Update on Contaminated Medications & FDA Statement 
         
•  Update on Contaminated Medications & Clinician Guidance

          •  FDA Statement Regarding Contaminated Steroids
          •  Update (2) on Contaminated Steroid Medications in NWFL
          •  Update (1) on Contaminated Steroid Medications in NWFL

          •  Contaminated Steroid Medications in NWFL
          •  Don't Forget Dengue Fever When Considering West Nile
          •  First Human Case of Arboviral Infection in Okaloosa             
       
•  Chronic Hep C Virus Infection Among Persons Born '45-'65
          •  Notification of Transmission of Chagas Disease
          •  Update on Shigella & Resistance Profiles: Okaloosa
          •  Changes to Treatment of Gonococcal Infections
          •  Notification of Shigella Outbreak
          •  Poison Centers Issue Warning Re: Concentrated Packs of Laundry Soap
          •  Rash Outbreaks from White-Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillars
          •  Mercury Exposure from Skin Lightening Products

          •  FDA announces crackdown on caffeinated alcoholic drinks
          •  Pertussis claims 10th victim in California 


   
CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATIONS

          •  FDA Revises Recommendations for Rotavirus Vaccine
  
    CHILD HEALTH ISSUES
          •  FDA warns not to feed SimplyThick® to premature infants
          •  The Choking Game

    HEALTH ADVISORIES
  •  CDC Advisory:  Hantavirus Associated with Yosemite National Park, CA
  •  CDC Advisory:  Increase in Influenza A H3N2v in Three States
  •  FDOH Advisory:  Importation of Cholera from Haiti 
          •  Defeating Cholera: Clinical Presentation & Management
          •  Additional information (CDC Website)
  •  CDC Advisory: Increase Potential for Dengue Infection in Travelers
          •  FDOH Dengue Clinician Guide
          •  FDOH Dengue Clinical Submission Guidelines
  •  Potential Contamination of Certain Intravenous
          •  Potential for Q Fever
          •  Potential for Dengue Fever
          •  Risks of Rift Valley Fever
          •  Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Virus Infections

    IMMUNIZATIONS
          •  FDA Approval of Expanded Age Indication for a Tdap Vaccine
          • 
'10-'11 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Doses Recommended for Children
          •  Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices: Influenza

    DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL INFO
*Call Poison Control, 1-800-222-1222, for consultation about specific patients.
          •  FL DEP: Daily Updates, Situation Reports, News Releases
          •  Tips for Avoiding Negative Health Impacts from Oiled Shores
          •  Important Health Information from the CDC
          •  NLM (National Library of Medicine) - Crude Oil & Health
          •  Avoid Tar Balls on the Beaches
          •  Types of Crude Oil and Toxicity Levels
          •  FL DEP: Health Information
          •  Air Monitoring on Gulf Coast
          •  BP Gulf Oil Spill - HHS Health Response
          •  FDOH: Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers
          •  FDOH: Worker Protection Resources

 

  This page was updated on 17-Jun-13

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