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2020 Health Alert Network Messages

Date of Alert
Priority
Topic
09/23/20
Alert Fentanyl Overdoses Associated with Counterfeit Phamaceutical Pills
09/21/20
Advisory COVID-19 Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing Recommendations
09/04/20
Advisory First Confirmed Symptomatic West Nile Virus Case in Philadelphia for 2020 Season
08/31/20
Update COVID-19 Guidance on Discontinuation of Isolation and Quarantine
08/18/20
Alert New Outbreak and Containment of Candida auris in PA Healthcare Facilities
07/28/20
Advisory COVID-19 Updates and Guidance on Duration of Isolation
07/23/20
Advisory Testing and Reporting Requirements for West Nile Virus and Other Arboviruses
07/06/20
Advisory Emergency Department Reporting Requirement - Drug-Related Visits and Frequently Asked Questions
07/02/20
Advisory Tickborne Diseases in Philadelphia: Recognition, Reporting and Prevention
06/10/20
Advisory COVID-19 Updates: Risk Assessment and Testing Recommendations to Support Safe Reopening
06/02/20
Advisory Preventing Heat-related Illness during Excessive Summer Heat and COVID-19
05/29/20
Advisory COVID-19 Update: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
05/12/20
Advisory COVID-19 Updates: Specimens for SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Testing
05/04/20
Advisory COVID-19 Updates: Guidance for Diagnostic Testing
04/23/20
Advisory Recommendations on Duration of Isolation or Quarantine for COVID-19
04/17/20
Advisory COVID-19 Updates: Guidance for the Use of Serologic Assays and Rapid Diagnostic Tests
04/13/20
Advisory COVID-19: Referrals for Isolation and Quarantine
04/09/20
Advisory Update on Local Epidemiology of COVID-19
03/28/20
Advisory COVID-19: Universal Masking for Long-Term Care Facility Staff
03/26/20
Alert COVID-19: Status Update and Guidance for Healthcare Personnel Isolation and Quarantine to Minimize Staff Shortages
03/21/20
Advisory COVID-19: Guidance on Conservation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
03/19/20
Advisory COVID-19: Status Update and Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine
03/15/20
Alert Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
03/12/20
Alert Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
03/06/20
Alert First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Pennsylvania
03/05/20
Alert Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
02/28/20
Alert Updated Interim Guidance for Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19
02/27/20
Update Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Updated Guidance and Clinical Resources
02/14/20
Alert Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated Guidance for Preventing and Managing Exposures in Healthcare Settings
02/07/20
Alert Outbreak of Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Updated Guidance
02/01/20
Alert Outbreak of Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Updated Guidance
01/25/20
Advisory Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Collection and Shipping Guidance
01/24/20
Alert Outbreak of Respiratory Illness Caused by a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Originating in Wuhan, China
01/18/20
Update Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China
01/14/20
Advisory Elevated Influenza Activity: Influenza B/Victoria and A(H1N1)pdm09 Viruses are the Predominant Viruses
01/09/20
Alert Public Health Emergency Update: Hepatitis A Outbreak among At-Risk People in Philadelphia