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  • CDC Supporting Texas Investigation of Possible Local Zika Transmission
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been informed by Texas health officials that Zika virus infection has been diagnosed in a resident of Brownsville, Texas, without any other known risk factors, suggesting possible local transmission of Zika virus ...More
    November 29, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Updates Guidance for Miami Beach Area With Active Zika Transmission
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated guidance for people who travel to or live in the previously identified 4.5-square-mile area in Miami Beach, Fla. The North Miami Beach-designated area is no longer considered to be an area of active Zika virus ...More
    November 22, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Low Activity is Holding Steady
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Nov. 12, 2016, flu activity is low overall in the continental United States. Influenza A (H3) viruses were most commonly reported during week 45. While the timing of influenza activity varies and is unpredictable, ...More
    November 21, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • Better Use of Antibiotics Needed Throughout Healthcare Settings
    Everyone, from healthcare providers to patients, has a role to play in reducing antibiotic resistance. Specifically,  in order to halt the alarming trend of antibiotic resistance there is a need for well-documented and properly coordinated strategies like stewardship ...More
    November 15, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Activity is Low But Expected to Increase in Coming Weeks
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending Nov. 5, 2016, flu activity is low overall in the continental United States. Influenza A (H3) viruses were most commonly reported during week 44. While the timing of influenza activity varies and is unpredictable, flu ...More
    November 13, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Flu Update: Activity Low Overall Throughout U.S.
    According to the FluView report for the week ending Oct. 22, 2016, flu activity is low overall in the continental United States, with only Guam reporting widespread flu activity. Influenza A (H3) viruses were most commonly reported during week 42. While the timing of ...More
    November 1, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC, Miami-Dade and Miami Beach Make Progress on Zika Prevention Efforts
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to support local efforts to prevent new infections of Zika in Miami-Dade County. To see the latest situation firsthand, CDC director Tom Frieden traveled to Miami on October 25. He met with Miami-Dade Mayor ...More
    October 27, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Announces Supplemental Funding Opportunity for Continued Zika Response in 2017
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing the availability of about $70 million in supplemental funding to states, cities, and territories to support continued efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus. The funding, distributed through ...More
    October 21, 2016 Posted in News