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CDPH Alert: Severe Monkeypox (MPX) Infection in People w/ Untreated HIV

CDPH Alert - November 08, 2022 Severe Monkeypox (MPX) Infection in People with Untreated HIV and a Weakened Immune System DOWNLOAD HERE Dear California Healthcare Providers, The monkeypox (MPX) outbreak has slowed in California thanks to the leadership of community members, healthcare providers, public health officials, and local health departments. As efforts continue to increase MPX vaccine access, a new CDC report highlights the potential severity of MPX infection in people with a weakened immune system, particularly in those with untreated HIV. The report describes cases of 57 patients hospitalized with severe MPX complications. ...

Ebola Prepardness for Frontline Webinar - November 12

Ebola Preparedness for California Frontline Healthcare Facilities: Identify, Isolate and Inform Webinar November 10, 2022 12:00pm-1:00pm DOWNLOAD FLYER The California Department of Public Health and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are pleased to present on Ebola preparedness for California frontline healthcare facilities, including real-world implementation strategies to identify, isolate and inform regarding patients with symptoms and potential exposure to Ebola. Cedars-Sinai will also provide an overview of their capacity as a Regional Special Pathogens Program. Objectives: Discuss the current Ebola outbreak status in Uganda, returning traveler monitoring, and criteria for a person under investigation (PUI) Understand expectations ...