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Requested actions Immediately report suspected monkeypox cases to Yakima County Health District. Call the reporting line at 800-535-5016 ext. 541. Consider submitting a suspect monkeypox intake form to help us determine whether to test for monkeypox. Be aware, recent confirmed cases of monkeypox in the United States differ from the classic monkeypox presentation of previous … 06/24/22 Health Advisory: Updated Monkeypox Guidance
CDC Call for Cases Pediatric Brain Abscesses, Epidural Empyemas, and Subdural Empyemas Associated with Streptococcus species
Requested Action Please see below for a CDC Call for Cases of Pediatric Brain Abscesses, Epidural Empyemas, and Subdural Empyemas Associated with Streptococcus species. Healthcare partners should report suspected cases to the local Yakima Health District by calling 509-249-6541 Summary: CDC is investigating a potential increase in pediatric brain abscesses and epidural and subdural … CDC Call for Cases Pediatric Brain Abscesses, Epidural Empyemas, and Subdural Empyemas Associated with Streptococcus species
Requested Actions Be aware, in Yakima County, opioid overdose deaths have increased in 2020 and 2021. Be aware, synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl have been the primary factor for the increase in overdose deaths in the county. Ensure to co-prescribe naloxone to patients prescribed with opioids. Ensure to provide education to patients receiving an opioid … Health Advisory: Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Increase in Yakima County