Health Alerts & Advisories

Additional Health Alerts & Advisories: 2013, 2012;  2011; 2010; 2009 and earlier  

Description 

Date

Category

#

Boil Water Alert

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

Increase in Legionellosis Cases in Erie County

08/04/2015 HEALTH ADVISORY

#334

Information and Guidelines for Evaluation of Patients for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection

 06/23/2015  HEALTH ADVISORY

#333

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

 05/15/2015

HEALTH ADVISORY

#332

Hepatitis A in a Food Handler at a Local Restaurant: Possible Consumer Exposures

03/22/2015

HEALTH ADVISORY

#331

Measles Prevention and Control in NY State

 02/07/2015

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #330

Multi-State Measles Outbreak -- December 2014

 01/30/15

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #329

Increase in Pertussis Cases in Erie County

 12/19/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #328

NYS Department of Health Commissioner Declares Influenza Prevalent in the State

 12/15/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #327

 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update #5

 12/10/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #326

 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update #4

 12/04/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #325

 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update #3

 10/30/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #324

 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update #2

 10/07/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #323

ACUTE NEUROLOGIC ILLNESS WITH FOCAL LIMB WEAKNESS OF UNKNOWN ETIOLOGY IN CHILDREN

 09/30/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #322

Tdap Vaccine Available at Urgent Care Facilities

 09/30/14

 HEALTH ADVISORY

 #321

ENTEROVIRUS D68

09/12/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#320

Ebola Guidance

08/08/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#319

Management of Persons Possibly Exposed to Listeria Monocytogenes Associated with Wawona Packing Company’s Fresh Whole Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, and Pluots

07/24/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#318

Imported Dogs with Questionable Rabies Documentation

06/03/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#317

Testing and Reporting of Arboviral and Tick-Borne Illnesses

05/30/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#316

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-Cov) Confirmed in the United States

05/20/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#315

Heroin/Fentanyl

02/13/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#314

Avian Influenza (H5N1) Testing Available at the Erie County Public Health Laboratory (ECPHL)

01/17/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#313

Erie County Influenza Surveillance

01/16/14

HEALTH ADVISORY

#312

Hospital and Pre-Hospital Operations to Return to Normal Protocols

01/08/14

HEALTH ALERT

#311

     

 

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