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Flu Season

Flu Season Begins: Severe Influenza Illness Reported Influenza activity is increasing across the country and CDC has received reports of severe influenza illness.

El Niño & Winter Weather Resources

El Niño can bring increased precipitation leading to snow and flooding. Do not wait, prepare for winter storms now.
For more information on personal preparedness visit http://www.ready.gov/

Provider Resources

Health Advisories:

February 2016
02-23-2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published recommendations for protecting people against sexual transmission of Zica virus.
January 2016
 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: “Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak – United States, 2016” available at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6502e1.htm
 01-09-2016 CDC Health Advisory -Zika Virus – Recognizing, Managing, and Reporting Zika Virus Infections in Travelers Returning from Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
October 2015
10-02-2015 Medical DeviceReprocessing Update – CDC Health Update about the Immediate Need for Health care Facilities to Review Procedures for Cleaning, disinfecting, and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices.
September 2015
09-22-2015 Hepatitis A Health Advisory
August 2015
08-24-2015 Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis linked to Texas Lakes Health Advisory
July 2015
07-28-2015 First Human Case of West Nile
Past Health Alerts
 Please follow the link for Past Health Alerts. Please click here for information from the Montgomery County Public Health District on the 2014 Ebola Out Break. There you will find up to date information for Healthcare providers.