Posted on: April 19, 2017

04/19/17-CDC HAN 401 Recommendations for Diagnosing and Managing Shigella Strains

This Health Advisory describes the identification of emerging Shigella strains with elevated minimum inhibitory concentration values for ciprofloxacin and outlines new recommendations for clinical diagnosis, management

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

04/12/17 - MCHD 2017 Mosquito Season Advice

Norristown, PA (April 11, 2017) – The mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is recommending that residents take precautions to clear away mosquito breeding areas around their homes

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

03/20/17 PA - Health Alert 372 - Cryptosporidium Infections Associated with a Farm

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is investigating gastrointestinal illness among members of the public who visited or volunteered at Heaven on Earth Farm in Easton, Northampton County.

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

02/24/17- PA Health Alert 371 - Guidance for Clinicians on Mumps Diagnosis, Testing and Reporting

As on February 20, there has been an appreciable increase in the number of confirmed and probable cases of mumps reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Several of the cases have been associated with the Pennsylvania State University.

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

02/16/17-PA Health Alert 370 - Investigation of Seoul Virus Outbreak

The PA Department of Health is currently investigating the possibility that rats from affected states have been sent to locations in PA. Rat purchases and transfers are not regulated in our state. If you are aware of any infected rats or sick humans

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

02/13/17- Montco Health Department to replace Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets for 2015 exp date

Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets given out previously by the Montgomery County Health Department are due to expire in February 2017 and June 2017. The pills had an expiration date of February or June 2015,

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

1/27/2017-PA Health Alert 369 -Testing Travelers Returning from China for Avian Influenza A

The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) is providing the following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regarding testing travelers returning from China for avian influenza A (H7N9) virus infection

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