Health Alerts, Advisories, Notifications, and Updates
There are no current health alerts on Anthrax.
There is currently no surveillance data available for anthrax.
While there is an anthrax vaccine that protects against cutaneous and inhalation anthrax, it is not typically available for the general public. During a public health emergency involving anthrax, people that have been exposed might receive anthrax vaccine to prevent anthrax.
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Diagnostics and Treatment
Reporting to PDPH
Anthrax is an immediately notifiable condition. Upon suspicion of anthrax, report anthrax cases to PDPH by calling 215-685-6748 during business hours or calling 215-686-4514 after normal business hours.
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Guidelines for Management and Control
Updated: 04/08/2015 5:30pm