PDPH newsletters are available on this webpage and are distributed via email to registered recipients of the Health Alert Network (HAN) who select to receive them. The HAN is an emergency notification system for public health, health care, and emergency response personnel. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health uses the HAN to deliver time-critical, health-related information to designated health partners.

If you are a health care professional and would like to register to receive PDPH newsletters directly to your email account, please complete a Health Alert Network registration form here and select the newsletters you would like to receive.

Acute Communicable Disease (ACD) Newsletter

The ACD Newsletter provides disease control and guidance updates, seasonal outbreaks data, and relevant health services information.

Volume 4, Issue 2

Tuberculosis (TB) Newsletter

The TB Newsletter provides treatment updates and recommendations, reviews local and national TB, and presents case studies.

Volume 9, Issue 2

Hepatitis (HEP) Newsletter

The HEP Newsletter provides local hepatitis surveillance data, treatment and disease reporting guidelines, and relevant screening and vaccination services information.

May 2016

Health Bulletin

The Health Bulletin is a newsletter for the community that presents general public health topics and seasonal ailments written at a 4th to 6th grade reading level.

Spring 2015