Health Alerts & Advisories

2017 Health Alerts & Advisories 

Description   

Date

Category

#

Measles Exposures in New York State – May 11, 2017 and May 12, 2017

05/23/2017 HEALTH ADVISORY 345

NYS Department of Health Commissioner Declares Influenza No Longer Prevalent in the State

05/10/2017

HEALTH ADVISORY

344

Erie County Community Wide Guidelines: ACUTE PAIN MANAGEMENT

01/06/2017

HEALTH ADVISORY

343

 

2016 Health Alerts & Advisories 

Description   

Date

Category

#

NYS Department of Health Commissioner Declares Influenza Prevalent in the State

12/28/2016

HEALTH ALERT

342

BOIL WATER NOTICE

07/21/2016

HEALTH ALERT

341

NYS Department of Health Commissioner Declares Influenza No Longer Prevalent in the State

05/23/2016

HEALTH ADVISORY

340

Expansion of Zika Virus Testing to Pregnant Women Who Had Unprotected Sex with a Partner Who Traveled to an Area with Active Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus 

03/15/2016

HEALTH ADVISORY

339

Zika Virus Testing and Specimen Collection Update

02/16/2016

HEALTH ADVISORY

338

Updated Neisseria gonorrhoeae Treatment Guidelines

02/11/2016

HEALTH ADVISORY

337

NYS Department of Health Commissioner Declares Influenza Prevalent in the State

02/11/2016

HEALTH ADVISORY

336

ZIKA VIRUS GUIDANCE

01/21/2016

HEALTH ADVISORY

335

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

Previously Issued Health Alerts & Advisories