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    Webinar: Responding to the hepatitis A outbreak in California

    November 22, 2017
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is currently dealing with one of the largest person-to-person hepatit...

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    Free CME webinar on recent Hep A outbreaks in CA

    November 07, 2017
    Several counties in California have been experiencing outbreaks of hepatitis A virus. On Wednesday, November 8, the Los...

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    No-cost MACRA technical assistance available to California physicians

    August 18, 2017
    The Health Services Advisory Group, in partnership with the California Health Information Partnership & Services Organi...

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    FDA adds boxed warning to hepatitis C drugs

    October 12, 2016
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning of serious, potentially life-threatening risks for patients infe...

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    $1.1 billion in Zika funding approved by Congress

    September 30, 2016
    Funding for public health efforts against the Zika virus was finally approved by Congress with the passage of a stopgap...

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    CDPH urges providers to adopt new TB screening recommendations

    September 16, 2016
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) urges providers to adopt  new tuberculosis (TB) screening recommendat...

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    CDPH hosting provider call on Zika virus

    April 20, 2016
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is convening a conference call for physicians and other health care p...

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    AMA publishes online Zika resource center for physicians

    February 02, 2016
    On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an international public health emergency as the spread of the Z...

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    CDC issues clinical guidelines for possible congenital Zika virus infection

    January 28, 2016
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued  interim guidelines  for health care providers in the e...

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    CDPH warns of ongoing pertussis risk

    August 06, 2015
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently warned about the ongoing danger of pertussis (whooping cough...

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    CDC says coordination is the key to stopping antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    August 06, 2015
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that a coordinated approach to controlling antibiotic-resista...

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    Drought may have caused record-breaking year for West Nile virus activity in California

    April 10, 2015
    The California drought may be responsible for a record-breaking year for West Nile virus (WNV) activity in 2014, accord...

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    Disneyland measles outbreak continues to grow

    January 16, 2015
    The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has now identified 39 people in four states who have contracte...

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    CDC encourages antiviral treatment for influenza

    January 14, 2015
    With a poorly matched influenza vaccine and influenza activity high across much of the country, the Centers for Disease...

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    Disneyland measles outbreak continues to grow; physicians advised to look for signs of the disease in patients

    January 09, 2015
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has confirmed 19 cases of measles in people who visited Disneyland th...

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    CDPH publishes quarantine guidelines for travelers at risk of contracting or spreading Ebola

    October 30, 2014
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) yesterday published statewide guidelines for quarantining individuals...

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    UC medical centers ready to provide in-patient care for confirmed cases of Ebola

    October 27, 2014
    Last week, the University of California (UC) Office of the President informed the California Department of Public Healt...

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    CDC tightens Ebola infection control guidelines for U.S. health care workers

    October 21, 2014
    Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Services (CDC) announced tighter infection control guidelines...

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    AMA assembles Ebola resources for physicians

    October 16, 2014
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sept. 30 confirmed the first U.S. case of Ebola, and developmen...

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    HHS urges physicians to help control spread of Ebola in U.S.

    October 07, 2014
    The first case of Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) diagnosed in the United States was laboratory-confirmed by Centers for Di...

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    Enterovirus D68 confirmed in California; Physicians urged to report unexplained respiratory illnesses to local health department

    September 23, 2014
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has confirmed four cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in patients in S...

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    AIDSVu releases new maps that depict impact of HIV in American cities

    July 01, 2014
    AIDSVu has released new interactive online maps that show the latest HIV prevalence data for 33 U.S. cities by ZIP co...

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    Pertussis on the rise in California

    June 11, 2014
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting an uptick in cases of pertussis since the beginning of t...

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    First infant death reported as rates of pertussis more than double in California

    February 19, 2014
    The California Department of Public Health recently reported the first death of an infant from pertussis since 2010, th...

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