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LAC DPH COVID-19 Updates: New Booster Recommendations, Observation Period, Co-Administration

September 8, 2022
The CDC recommends that people ages 12 years and older receive a booster dose of bivalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least ...
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CDC Health Advisory: Variant Influenza Virus Infections- Recommendations for Identification, Treatment, and Prevention

August 31, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory to notify healthcare ...
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Monday Rx: New Surgeon General, Burnout Symposium, Solutions Portal, Initiatives, Vacancies and Events

August 29, 2022
  Governor Newsom Names New Surgeon General Former Orange County Medical Association president Dr. Diana Ramos was appointed California’s Surgeon General ...
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LAC DPH Health Advisory: Recent Report of Polio Case in Rockland County, New York

August 23, 2022
Key Messages A case of acute flaccid paralysis caused by Vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (VDPV) was reported in an unvaccinated ...
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Testing Remains Key to Slowing the Spread; Free At-Home Tests Readily Available Across the County

August 18, 2022
While COVID-19 case rates are declining and LA County entered the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) medium community ...
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LAC DPH Health Update: Monkeypox Updates Including Expedited Testing for PEH and Alternative JYNNEOS Dosing

August 12, 2022
Key Messages Community transmission of monkeypox continues in LA County. Providers who suspect monkeypox in persons experiencing homelessness (PEH) are asked ...
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Monday Rx: Wage Hike Coalition, KidVaxGrant, Covid-19, Monkeypox, Medical Malpractice Lawsuit and Upcoming Events

August 1, 2022
LACMA Joins Coalition to Oppose Wage Hike Last week, the LACMA board of directors met to discuss and strongly oppose ...
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CDC Health Update: Monkeypox in People with HIV, Children and Adolescents, and People who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding

August 1, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health update to alert clinicians that the CDC has ...
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LAC DPH Information: Understanding CA Child Care and School Immunization Requirements and Medical Exemptions

July 19, 2022
This message is intended for primary care physicians as well as other health care professionals in Los Angeles County ...