West Virginia Bureau for Public Health

Division of Surveillance & Disease Control

350 Capitol Street, Room 125, Charleston, WV 25301
304.558.5358 800.423.1271

Health Alerts, Health Advisories and Press Releases

2009 Health Alerts:

  1. WV Health Alert #27 Investigational IV Antiviral (Peramivir) Use In Hospitalized Patients With Influenza (November 3, 2009)       
  2. WV Health Alert #26 Recommendations for Healthcare Workers Caring for Pregnant, Postpartum and Other Persons at Higher Risk of Complications from Influenza  (October 23, 2009)
  3. CDC Health Advisory: Recommendations for Early Empiric Antivrial Treatment In Persons With  Suspected Influenza Disease who are at Increased Risk for Developing Severe Disease (October 19, 2009)
  4. WV Health Alert #25 Influenza Guidance for the 2009-2010 Season (September 14, 2009)         
  5. WV Health Alert #24 H1N1 Vaccine: Provider Pre-registration for West Virginia Provider Offices, Hospitals, and Other Health Care Facilities (September 3, 2009)      
  6. CDC Health Advisory: Recommendations for the amount of time persons with Influenza-like illness should be away from others (August 7, 2009)
  7. WV Health Alert #23 Updated H1N1(Swine Origin) Influenza Guidance: Diagnosis, Management, and Reporting (July 21, 2009)
  8. WV Health Alert #22 Measles Case Reported In West Virginia: Provider and Health Care Facility Guidance for Detection and Management (June 15, 2009)
  9. WV Health Alert #21 Provider and Laboratory Guidance For Detection and Management of Human Cases of Novel H1N1 (Swine) Influenza (June 8, 2009)
  10. WV Health Alert #20 Updated H1N1 (Swine Origin) Influenza Screening Recommendations for Providers and Laboratories (May 18, 2009)
  11. CDC HAN Info Service Message; New and Updated Interim CDC Guidance Documents on H1N1 Flu (May 12, 2009)
  12. WV Health Alert #19- Provider and Health Care Facility Guidance For Detection and Management of Human Cases of Swine Influenza (May 04, 2009)                         
  13. CDC Health Advisory: Investigation and Interim Recommendations:  Swine Influenza (H1N1)  (April 25, 2009)
  14. CDC Health Advisory #00281 Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Type B Disease in Young Children (March 19, 2009)
  15. CDC Investigation and Interim Recommendations: Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections (January 20, 2009)
  16. Multi - State Outbreak of Salmonella Typhurimurium (Continuously Updated)
    1. Food and Drug Administration on Salmonella 
  17. (April 27, 2009)

2008 Health Alerts:

  1. CDC Advisory #00279 Interim Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Antiviral Medications(December 21, 2008)
  2. CDC Advisory #00278 False-positive Results with a Commercially-Available West Nile Virus IgM ELISA Kit (October 22, 2008)
  3. MCV4 Vaccine Failure and AST Letter (October 22, 2008)   
  4. RabAvert Rabies Vaccine Supply Letter (October 09, 2008)
  5. Rabies Vaccine Form and Information (August 29, 2008)     
  6. Updates on rabies vaccine supply are available from CDC ( Continously Updated) 
  7. CDC Press Release on Measles (August 27, 2008)
  8. Requests for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Form (June 24, 2008)
  9. CDC Avisory #00275 Potential Exposure to Lead in Artificial Turf (June 19, 2008)
  10. Heparin Sodium Vial Products as Part of Broader Baxter Recall (May 20, 2008)
  11. B. Braun’s Supplier Recall of Heparin API Prompts Voluntary Recall of Heparin Solutions 
    (May 20, 2008) 
  12. Baxter Healthcare is performing a voluntary recall on a number of these lots of Heparin 
    (May 20,2008)
  13. Baxter Healthcare is performing a voluntary recall on a number of these lots of Heparin 
    (May 20,2008)
  14. WV HAN Advisory 0015-05-13-08  Heparin Recall--US FDA (May 13, 2008)
  15. Arbovirus Surveillance Season Start-up Memo (May 1, 2008)
  16. CDC Health Advisory #00272 Alert on Ricin (3/02/2008)
  17. CDC Health Advisory #00271 Influenza Antiviral Use for Persons at High Risk for Influenza Complications or Who Have Severe Influenza Illness (3/02/2008)
  18. CDC Health Advisory #00270 Revised Directions for Using Rabies Immune Globulin (Human) (03/02/2008)
  19. Close-out of 2007 cases (02/29/2008)
  20. CDC Health Advisory #000269
  21. CDC Health Advisory #000268
  22. CDC Health Advisory #00270 Revised Directions for Using Rabies Immune Globulin (Human)(03/02/2008)
  23. CDC Health Advisory #00271 Influenza Antiviral Use for Persons at High Risk for Influenza Complications or Who Have Severe Influenza Illness(3/02/2008)
  24. CDC Health Advisory #00272 Alert on Ricin (3/02/2008)

2007 Health Alerts:

2005-2006 Health Alerts:

2004-2005 Health Alerts:

2004-2005 Health Advisories

News Releases

 

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