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New York State Health Advisory: Powassan Virus
July 19, 2017


Warning for Magellan Diagnostics LeadCare Testing Systems

May 23, 2017


Organ Donation and Health Care Technologies

May 2017
Dr. Zucker's April physician letter regarding organ donation and health care technologies (NYSDOH)


March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day

New diagnostic tools and coordinated treatment remain essential to elimination efforts in New York (NYSDOH)


Training

Training on Saturday, February 25 from 8 AM - 1 PM - Buprenorphine Waiver Training For Clinical Providers
The NYSDOH, AIDS Institute is sponsoring a FREE buprenorphine waiver training for clinical providers. In response to the opioid overdose deaths in NYS, increased access to buprenorphine treatment for opioid overdose disorder is urgently needed. Under current regulations, clinic providers are required to obtain a "waiver" to prescribe buprenorphine.

 

Meningitis
February 10, 2017
Public Health Alert: Meningitis Confirmed in a Mount Vernon Woman

 

Zika Virus

Visit the CDC Zika Virus Homepage for Health Care Providers

 

Women's Health


Legionellosis

 
Measles

 
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

Attention all health care providers - CDC updates pertaining to ebola virus:

  • Routinely obtain country-specific travel information to Ebola affected areas (currently Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia) in the 21 days before illness onset for any patient presenting with fever or other symptoms consistent with Ebola and ensure that this is communicated to all relevant staff;

  • Isolate patients who report a travel history to an Ebola-affected country and who are exhibiting Ebola symptoms in a private room with a private bathroom and use PPE as per the most currrent CDC and NYSDOH guidance;

  • Immediately notify the Westchester County Department of Health (914) 813-5000,  24 hours, 7 days a week, of any such individuals.


Ebola

 

Information for Health Care Professionals on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

 

NYSDOH Public Health Update: Recommendations for vaccinations of Health Care Personnel (HCP)
April 2014
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH) strongly recommend protecting HCP and the patients they care for by promoting HCP vaccination initiatives.

 

Norovirus

 

NYSDOH/CDC Health Advisory: Tickborne Illness in NYS
Sept. 9, 2013
NYSDOH is reminding health care providers about the importance and burden of tickborne disease in NYS. The manual, TickBorne Diseases of the United States:  A Reference Manual for Health Care Providers, published by the CDC contains information on tick identification, tickborne disease symptoms, laboratory testing and recommended treatment.

 

Free Primary Care Childhood Asthma Preceptorship
January 2013
-Childhood Asthma Preceptorship Program offered by the New York Medical College Children’s Environmental Health Center.For more information or to schedule a preceptor session, please contact Jennifer Luchetta at (914) 493-7585  or by email at Jennifer_Luchetta@nymc.edu

Hurricane Related Issues and Recommendations
November 2012