Health Alerts & Advisories

2019 Health Alerts & Advisories 

Description   

Date

Category

#

Outbreak of Pulmonary Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products

09/12/2019 HEALTH ADVISORY 352

Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Immunization Requirements

06/17/2019 HEALTH ADVISORY 352

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

05/06/2019 HEALTH ADVISORY 351

 

 2018 Health Alerts & Advisories 

Description   

Date

Category

#

Influenza Prevalent in New York State – All Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers Must Wear Masks 

12/21/2018 HEALTH ADVISORY 350

Measles Exposure in Erie County 

12/13/2018 HEALTH ADVISORY 349

Increase in Hepatitis A Infections in Erie County

10/02/2018 HEALTH ADVISORY 348

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

05/21/2018 HEALTH ADVISORY 347

 

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

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95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

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