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Archived Health Alerts and Advisories  


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EBOLA

Ebola Screening Update (1/6/2015)

New guidance for Ebola preparedness and response in Outpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings & Mali added to the list of Ebola affected countries (November 20, 2014)  

Ebola Virus Update: Identifying Suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Patients Presenting to Primary Care and Other Outpatient Settings (November 10, 2014)   

Ebola Virus Update: Identifying Suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Patients Presenting to Primary Care and Other Outpatient Settings (October 20, 2014)   

Ebola Virus (October 2, 2014)  

H1N1             

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (November 5, 2009)            

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (October 5, 2009)  

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1Flu) (August 28, 2009)

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (August 13, 2009)

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (July 22, 2009)  

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (July 2, 2009)  

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (May 7, 2009)  

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (May 1, 2009) 

City of Berkeley Health Alert: Actions Requested of Physicians (H1N1 Flu) (April, 27, 2009)

 

Influenza

 Temporary Exemption from the Mercury-Free Act - Use of influenza vaccine in children younger than 3 years of age (October 21, 2015)

Updates on Influenza A (H3N2) and Ebola (December 4, 2014)

Mandatory Influenza Vaccination or Masking of Health Care Workers During Every InfuenzaSeason (August 28, 2013) 
 
a) FAQ: Mandatory Influenza Vaccination or Masking of Health Care Workers (August 28, 2013)

Novel Influenza H7N9 (April 15, 2013)  

Mandatory Influenza Vaccination or Masking of Health Care Workers during Influenza Season (October 1, 2012)
  a)  Health Officer Order: Health Care Workers Influenza Vaccination (FAQs)

Mandatory Influenza and Pertussis Vaccinations (April 16, 2012)

 

Measles

Measles Update (September 1, 2015) 

Measles Update (February 12, 2015)

Measles Update (Jan 16, 2014)  

Measles (April 4, 2014)

Measles (May 4, 2011) 

Measles (January 24, 2011)

 

Mumps

Mumps (October 7, 2011)  
 
Mumps (September 30, 2011)

 

Pertussis

Pertussis Increase Continues (May 27, 2014)   

Increase in Pertussis Cases (April 29, 2014)    

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) (December 15, 2010)

 

ZIKA

 New CDC/ CDPH guidance for Zika testing for pregnant women (August 8, 2017)

 Zika Virus and Use of Commercial Labs for Testing (03/03/2017)   

 Updated Zika Guidelines (August 3, 2016)  

 Recommendations for Subsequent Zika IgM Antibody Testing (June 30, 2016)

 Updated Zika Guidelines (May 27, 2016)

 Zika Update for Healthcare Providers –CAHAN Health Notification (April 18, 2016) 

 Updated Zika guidelines  (February 11, 2016)

 Zika Update for Healthcare Providers –CAHAN Health Notification (February 5, 2016) 

 Zika Virus in Travelers and Pregnant Women  (January 25, 2016)

 

PREVIOUS HEALTH ALERTS

Foodborne Botulism Outbreak (May 17, 2017)

Opioid Overdose Counterfeit Norco Containing Fentanyl (April 13, 2016)

Legionellosis (9/2/2015)

Meningococcal Outbreak at University of Oregon (March 20, 2015)

Enterovirus D68 and Acute Flaccid Paralysis (October 10, 2014)       

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in U.S. (May 20, 2014) 

Meningococcal Vaccine Recommendations for Men Who Have Sex with Men (April 17, 2014)

 

PREVIOUS PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORIES

Hepatitis A Vaccine Supply Prioritization: Guidance for Health Care Facilities and Clinicians
  a Joint Health Advisory Alameda County and City of Berkley (October 30, 2017)
  
 

STEC Advisory IDB (October 2, 2017)  

Hepatitis A Outbreak Prevention Joint Health Advisory Alameda County and City of Berkley (September 29, 2017)

Norovirus (May 24, 2017) 

CDC Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Shigella Strains
   with Possible Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin (April 25, 2017)

Recall of Frozen Strawberries Potentially Contaminated with Hepatitis A (11/4/2016)

Meningococcal Disease (August 19, 2016)

SB277 Health Advisory to Healthcare Providers (August 1, 2016)

Meningococcal Disease (June 30, 2016)  

Warning Regarding Misuse of Medication Labeled “Xanax” (November 10, 2015)

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) (July 16, 2015)

Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) among Men Who Have Sex with Men (July 16, 2015)

Assembly Bill (AB) 1667: TB Screening for School Employees & Volunteers  (1/05/2015)

Isoniazid (INH) Shortage (January 31, 2013)  

HANTAVIRUS, Pulmonary Syndrome in California (September 5, 2012)

Atypical Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease (HFMD) (June 26, 2012)

Novel H3N2 Influenza Virus: Increased Surveillance (January 23, 2012)

Avoid Wild Mushrooms (November 21, 2011)  (English | Spanish)

E. Coli (June 9, 2011)

 

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