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Antibiotic Commonsense

Evidenced-based information on the judicious use of antibiotics for selected conditions.

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Communicable Disease & Immunization Update

Timely information about public health issues and current disease statistics.

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Health Advisories and Alerts

Reports of emerging conditions and disease alerts for medical providers.

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Communicable Disease Data Report

Summary of Pierce County disease reports from healthcare providers and laboratories helping to ensure effective communicable disease surveillance.

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Most Recent Articles

Nurse working FluHealth AdvisoryInfluenza Update
February 14, 2018

Influenza Update

Updated Feb. 14, 2018 Pierce County Influenza-associated hospitalizations in Pierce County continue to trend downward. Since Oct. 1, we received…
Desk with a day planner and cup of coffee. Notifiable Conditions
January 17, 2018

Reported Cases of Select Notifiable Conditions, Preliminary

Disease Dec. 2017 YTD Dec. 2017 YTD Dec. 2016  Campylobacter 9 275 236  Cryptosporidium 0 20 14  Giardia lamblia 2…
View of Mt. Rainier ImmunizationsProvider Resources
December 12, 2017

Provider Training Opportunities

The webinars include information for healthcare providers on HPV vaccination. Details and registration are available below. CME Credit Provided Until…
Ambulance Health Advisory
November 9, 2017

Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders

You can protect yourself from fentanyl exposure.   The abuse of drugs containing fentanyl is killing Americans. First responders are…