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2018 Health Alert Network Messages

Date of Alert
Priority
Topic
12/11/18
Update Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use
12/03/18
Notification Army vs. Navy Football Game – Saturday, December 8, 2018 - Emergency Preparedness Recommendations
11/29/18
Alert Hepatitis A Outbreak in Pennsylvania: Increase Vaccination of High Risk Patients to Prevent and Control Transmission in Philadelphia
10/30/18
Notification Recommendation to Implement Routine Fentanyl Testing in Hospital Emergency Departments
10/29/18
Advisory Prevention of Congenital Syphilis in Philadelphia
10/11/18
Advisory Increases in Emergency Department Visits Due to Synthetic Cannabinoids (K2)
10/04/18
Advisory Increase in New HIV Diagnoses among People who Inject Drugs
10/03/18
Advisory Acute Flaccid Myelitis - Clinical Reminders and Reporting Requirements
10/01/18
Notification World Rabies Day Clinical Reminders: Indications for Human Rabies Testing and Management of Animal Exposures in Philadelphia
09/07/18
Advisory Advice to Clinicians about Leptospirosis in U.S. Travelers Returning from Northern Israel
09/06/18
Advisory Evaluation of Returning Travelers for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
08/13/18
Advisory First Confirmed Symptomatic West Nile Virus Cases in Philadelphia for 2018 Season
07/05/18
Advisory Testing and Reporting Requirements for West Nile Virus and Other Arboviruses
07/02/18
Advisory Seasonal Increase in Legionnaires' Disease
06/28/18
Notification Public Health Preparedness Recommendations for Wawa Welcome America Festival
06/26/18
Advisory Fentanyl Overdose Events Associated with Smoking Crack Cocaine
06/20/18
Advisory Preventing Heat-related Illness during Excessive Summer Heat
06/12/18
Alert Hepatitis A Increases in Philadelphia
06/01/18
Advisory Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids, National Outbreak
05/31/18
Advisory Tickborne Diseases in Philadelphia
04/25/18
Advisory New Drug-Resistant Organism Reporting Requirements in Philadelphia
04/25/18
Advisory Preparing Patients with Asthma and Allergies for Spring Pollen Season
04/16/18
Notification National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 28, 2018
04/09/18
Notification Importation of Infectious Diseases: Public Health Recommendations to Manage the Returning Traveler
04/06/18
Advisory Increase in E. coli O157:H7 Infections in Pennsylvania
03/30/18
Advisory Burkholderia cepacia complex Infections Associated with Use of Medline Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Foam
02/01/18
Advisory Influenza Transmission High in Philadelphia: Public Health Recommendations to Limit Transmission
01/12/18
Advisory Increasing Influenza Activity in Philadelphia: Clinical Reminders for the 2017–2018 Season
01/02/18
Advisory Zika Virus Evaluation and Testing: Changes to Recommendations for Pregnant Women and Infants in 2018