2011 Health Alerts & Advisories

Description   

Date

Category

#

Erie County Sentinel Respiratory Surveillance

10/21/11

HEALTH UPDATE

#288

Listeriosis and Cantaloupe Consumption

09/30/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#287

Discontinuation of Erie County K-12 School Absenteeism Reporting for the 2011-2012 School Year

09/28/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#286

Increased Reports of Pertussis and Vaccination Recommendations

07/25/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#285

Increase in Reported Cases of Pertussis

06/16/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#283

Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli O104 (STEC O104:H4)

06/08/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#282

Information on Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) for Chlamydia trachomatis Infections

06/01/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#281

Updated STD Treatment Guidelines & Reporting Forms

05/09/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#280

Skin Infections in Local High School Wrestlers (for School Officials)

02/11/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#279a

Skin Infections in Local High School Wrestlers (for Health Care Professionals)

02/11/11

HEALTH ADVISORY

#279b

Health Category Definitions:

  • Health Alert Flash: Conveys the highest level of importance due to a large-scale, catastrophic public health emergency; warrants immediate action or attention
  • Health Alert Priority: Conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention to a health problem or situation
  • Health Advisory: Provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action
  • Health Update: Provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; no immediate action necessary