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

Issue 1

Topics:
  • The Return of Measles
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Preventing Recreational Water Illnesses

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Summertime Fever
  • Emergency of Chikungunya Virus

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Spotlight on MERS-CoV
  • MERS-CoV recommendations for healthcare providers
  • ACD: A Year in Review

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Recognizing and Diagnosing Tickborne Infections
  • Tick Bite Prevention Tips
  • Preventing Recreational Water Illnesses

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Pertussis Trends
  • Seasonal Spotlight: Influenza
  • Influenza Surveillance Activities

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Influenza: A Seasonal Comparison
  • Lyme Corps: Provider In-Service Opportunity

Issue 3

Topics:
  • Testing for HCV Infection: Updated CDC Guidance
  • Unmet HCV Testing Needs in Philadelphia
  • Your Role: From Screening to Linkage to Care
  • Hepatitis C Resources from PDPH

Issue 4

Topics:
  • Recommendations and tools for appropriate antibiotic use and stewardship
  • Microorganisms with a threat level of urgent
  • Spotlight on carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Acute Communicable Diseases: Who We Are
  • Seasonal Spotlight: Food-Borne Diseases
  • Flu Facts
  • Disease Reporting
  • Resources

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Influenza Prevention
  • Influenza Survey Results
  • Updated Infection Prevention Guidelines

Issue 3

Topics:
  • Norovirus Outbreaks
  • Surveillance Spotlight
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities

Issue 4

Topics:
  • West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease Surveillance in Philadelphia
  • Seasonal Spotlight: Salmonella
  • ACD Highlights: Pertussis