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Orange County Health Watch

Title Date
Ebola Provider Guidance for Local Health Departments - NC DHHS 10/31/14
Pertussis Investigation Overview - NC DPH 10/31/14
EV-D68 Surveillance Update - NC DHHS 10/24/14
Pertussis Update - Orange County Health Department 10/24/14
Ebola Provider Guidance - NC DHHS 10/23/14
Ebola - NC Non-Hospital Guidance - NC DHHS 10/23/14
Ebola Guidance - NC DHHS 10/15/14
Ebola Algorithm for Evaluation of a Returned Traveler - NC DPH 10/15/14
Ebola Guidance - NC DHHS 10/10/14
EV-D68 Surveillance Update - NC DHHS 10/8/14
Pertussis Suspect Health Alert - Orange County Health Department 9/23/14
Enterovirus D68 Guidance - NC DHHS 9/22/14
NC Weekly Enterovirus D68 Surveillance Summary- NC DHHS 9/18/14
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Memo and Alert - NC DHHS 9/9/14
Ebola Checklist for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities - CDC and ASPR 9/9/14
Ebola Guidance for NC - NC DHHS 8/25/14
Ebola Risk Algorithm 8/25/14
Ebola Guidance for NC - NC DHHS 8/11/14
Ebola Guidance for NC - NC DHHS 8/5/14
Ebola Guidance for NC - NC DHHS 7/31/14
Ebola - CDC Health Advisory 7/28/14
MD Alert - Fruit Recall due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination - NC DHHS 7/24/14
MERS CoV Memo to Clinicians - NC DHHS 6/24/14
MERS Investigation Short Form - NC DHHS 6/24/14
MERS Program Alert - NC DHHS 6/24/14
Chikungunya Virus Update - NC DHHS 6/24/14
Chikungunya Case Confirmed in NC - NC DHHS 6/12/14
Polio Travel Recommentation - HAN - CDC Health Advisory 6/2/14
Rabies in Orange Co. - An update from Animal Services 5/14/14
MD Alert - Arborviral and Tickborne Disease 4/9/14
Lyme disease - Annual update on surveillance 4/7/14
Arboviral disease - Annual update on surveillance 4/7/14
Tickborne Rickettsial Disease - Annual update on diagnosis and surveillance 4/7/14
MD Alert - Flu 4/3/14
MD Alert - Death Presumed Meningococcal Disease 2/19/14
Tuberculin Shortage Memo from the State 1/21/14
Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus - CDC Health Advisory 1/15/14
Clinician Update - Influenza 1/9/14
MD Alert - Crypto 12/17/13
MD Alert - Crypto 12/13/13
MD Alert - Shigella and Crypto 12/9/13
Memo - Shigella 12/6/13
Health Update - Multiple Subjects 7/11/13
MD Alert - TB Testing Change and New HIV Referral Service 6/26/13
MD Alert - Berry Recall due to Hepatitis A Update 6/6/13
MD Alert - Berry Recall due to Hepatitis A 6/4/13
Berry Recall due to Hepatitis A 6/4/13
Measles Provider Update 5/13/13
MD Alert - Measles 5/9/13
MD Alert - Measles 4/26/13
MD Alert - Measles 4/19/13
MD Alert - Measles 4/17/13
NC H7N9 Guidance for Clinicians 4/8/13
H7N9 Flu and Pertussis Update 4/8/13
H7N9 Health Advisory 4/5/13
Flu Update 1/17/13
Flu Update 1/2/13
Fungal Meningitis Update 11/27/12
Fungal Meningitis Update 10/31/12
Pertussis Case at E. Chapel Hill High and Resistant Gonorrhea Information Session 10/30/12
Meningitis Cluster Letter 10/15/12
Meningitis Cluster Update 10/4/12
Meningitis Cluster 10/1/12
West Nile Virus Webinar 8/30/12
Pertussis infant case at Childcare Matters in Chapel Hill 8/28/12
CDC Recommends Baby Boomers Receive Hepatitis C Test 8/16/12
Pertussis - Tiny Tots Letter 8/10/12
Pertussis - Centerwide Letter 8/10/12
Pertussis Info Flyer 8/10/12
Influenza H3N2v Clinician Letter 8/6/12
Human infections with variant influenza viruses 8/6/12
Pertussis case at Carolina Dialysis Center 6/15/12
Statewide warning on Korean imported shellfish expanded to include canned varieties 6/4/12
Pertussis in Carrboro Elementary PreK Class and Spanish for Fun Academy 4/11/2012
More Pertussis at Carrboro Elementary & New Hope Elementary School has first confirmed case 3/27/2012
Additional Pertussis at Carrboro Elementary School 3/14/2012
Pertussis at Carrboro Elementary School 3/7/2012
More Pertussis at Scroggs Elementary School 3/5/2012
Additonal Pertussis at Emerson Waldorf School 2/27/2012
Pertussis at Emerson Waldorf & Scroggs Elementary School 2/23/2012
Additional Pertussis at Emerson Waldorf School 2/16/2012
Pertussis at Emerson Waldorf School 2/10/2012
Chicken Pox 2/2/2012

Health Alert for Long Term Care Facilities:
Noro-like Illness Outbreaks in Area


Health Alert for Medical Providers:
Noro-like Illness Outbreaks in Area


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