Health Alerts & Advisories (2013)

 

Description

Date

Category

#

NYS Department of Health Commissioner Declares Influenza Prevalent in the State

09/20/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#310

Update to 4/8/2013 Health Advisory: Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) Shortage

09/12/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#309

Rabies Vaccine Airdrop in Erie & Niagara County

08/26/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#308B

Rabies Vaccine Airdrop in Erie & Niagara County

08/26/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#308

Introduction of an App For Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Treatment Guidelines

07/15/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#307

Increase in Legionellosis Cases in Erie County

06/27/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#306

Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) Shortage for Employee Testing Programs

04/09/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#304

Treatment Regimens for Sexually Transmitted Infections During Doxycycline Shortages

01/30/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#303

Recommendations for Drug Allocation, Tuberculosis Prevention, and Patient Care During Isoniazid Shortages

01/30/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#302

Increase in Primary and Secondary Syphilis Cases in Erie County

01/17/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#301

Influenza Vaccine Availability

01/10/13

HEALTH ADVISORY

#300

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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