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Greene County Public Health 2016 Flu Immunization Clinic Dates

Communicable Disease Awareness

Greene County Public Health Department announces the dates for this year’s Flu Immunization clinics for adults over age 18: September 26 – Rivertown Senior Center, Athens September 27 – Acra Senior Center, Acra September 28 – Coxsackie Senior Center, Coxsackie

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New Recommendations on Flu from CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Communicable Disease Awareness

Greene County residents are advised to prepare for the upcoming Flu season through early immunization. While current U.S. flu activity is low, some flu viruses circulate during the summer and influenza activity often begins increasing in October. CDC recommends a

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ZIKA Resources for Care Providers from HHS and CDC

Communicable Disease Awareness

Zika virus is spreading rapidly,and local transmission (mosquitoes spreading Zika in the area) is already occurring in several US territories and numerous other countries. While, as of July 1, 2016, local transmission had NOT occurred in the continental US, it is

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GCPH Initiates Best Practices eNewsletter for Healthcare Providers

Communicable Disease Awareness

The Communicable Disease Awareness program is a Greene County Public Health Department initiative that provides timely information to At-Risk Communities and Care Providers.  Each eNewsletter contains helpful links and Best Practice guidelines for the testing and treatment of Communicable Diseases in Greene

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Expedited Partner Therapy Advisory for Health Care Providers

Communicable Disease Awareness

May 10, 2016 2016 DOHMH ADVISORY # 10: Expedited Partner Therapy is an Exception to the Electronic Prescribing Mandate The New York State Commissioner of Health has waived the electronic prescribing mandate in situations requiring the use expedited partner therapy

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Greene County Public Health Communicable Disease Awareness Initiative

Communicable Disease Awareness

Beginning on May 1st, 2016, The Greene County Public Health Department will initiate a Communicable Disease Awareness & Treatment Initiative providing useful information to both the ‘At Risk’ communities and Healthcare Providers in Greene County.  The initiative will utilize social

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