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Zika Virus Testing and Health Officer Changes

Action requested: Know how to order appropriate Zika virus testing through commercial laboratories.

Health Officer changes: June 1

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (145)/Comments (0)/
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Mumps, Measles, Shigella, Marijuana

April 28, 2017

Action requested:  Continue to be alert to potential mumps and encourage all patients to be current on their vaccinations.

Action requested:  Be aware of an outbreak of measles placing persons who travel to Minnesota at risk.
Action requested:  Be aware of increasing antibiotic resistance among Shigella strains and obtain cultures and sensitivities when testing.


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Friday, April 28, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (199)/Comments (0)/
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Influenza and child care settings

Action requested: Know when to exclude children and staff from a child care setting and when to authorize their return to a child care setting.

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Monday, April 3, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (245)/Comments (0)/
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Testing for mumps

Action requested:  Follow appropriate testing procedures for mumps.


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (259)/Comments (0)/
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Mumps update

Be aware of policy for excluding susceptible students from school and facilitate requests for vaccination services.

Action requested:  Be aware of policy for excluding susceptible students from school and facilitate requests for vaccination services.

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Monday, March 20, 2017/Author: Lynn Ljungquist/Number of views (292)/Comments (0)/
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