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CDC Health Advisory: Outbreak of Extensively Drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Associated with Artificial Tears

February 3, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory regarding a multi-state cluster of an ...
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CDC Health Update: Important Updates on COVID-19 Therapeutics for Treatment and Prevention

December 21, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Update to provide guidance on improving the use ...
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Monday Rx: Dr. Richard Seidman, Loan Forgiveness Program, Garfield Medical Center, Legislative News and Upcoming Events

December 12, 2022
Dr. Richard Seidman Retires LACMA board member and L.A. Care Health Plan Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Seidman is retiring ...
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As COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Rise, Boosters and Masking in Indoor Public Spaces Strongly Recommended

December 7, 2022
The county’s case rate is now 185 new cases per 100,000 people, and the COVID-19 hospital admission rate is ...
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CDPH Health Alert: Reminder to Prescribe COVID-19 Therapeutics to Mitigate Impact of Winter Respiratory Surge

December 1, 2022
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued a Health Alert to remind providers that once an individual ...
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LAC DPH Health Update: Fall Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccination

October 20, 2022
Key Messages LA County influenza surveillance shows much higher activity compared to this time of year pre-pandemic. In previous years, ...
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CDPH Health Advisory: Guidance for Safe Specimen Collection From Monkeypox Lesions: Reminder to NOT De-roof Lesions and NOT Use Sharps

October 6, 2022
    This Advisory reminds California healthcare providers of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations to reduce risk of ...
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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 ...