Communicable Disease Newsletters

  1. Communicable Disease and Immunization Update
  2. Antibiotic Commonsense
  3. Communicable Disease Data Report

Communicable Disease and Immunization Update

The Communicable Disease and Immunization Update, an informative publication for Pierce County health professionals with timely information about public health issues and current disease statistics.

    • April 2017
      • Increase in Syphilis Cases
      • Tuberculosis Screening Recommendation from USPSTF
      • HPV Vaccine- New Recommendations
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases
    • May 2016
      • Zika Virus Outbreak
      • Congenital Syphilis Update
      • Pertussis in Pierce County and Tdap During Pregnancy
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases
    • September 2015
      • Flu Season 2015-2016
      • Antibiotic Prescriptions for Diarrhea in Pierce County
      • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxix for HIV-PrEP
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases
    • March 2015
      • Tdap Recommendations for Pregnant Women
      • Acellular Pertussis Vaccine--Duration of Immunity
      • 2015 Measles Outbreak
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases for January 2015
    • September 2014
      • Flu Vaccine Recommendations 2014-2015
      • Chikungunya Virus
      • Ebola Hemorragic Fever Outbreak
      • 2014 Measles Update
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases for July 2014
    • October 2013
      • Preparing for the 2013–2014 Influenza Season
      • 2012–2013 Influenza Season Recap
      • Vibrio parahaemolyticus
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases for August 2013
    • August 2013
      • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
      • Chronic Hepatitis C Among Baby Boomers
      • H3N2v Influenza
      • August is National Immunization Awareness Month
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases for July 2013
    • October 2012
      • Pertussis Update
      • Preparing for the Influenza Season 2012-2013
      • Novel Influenza A Virus Associated with Swine
      • Reported Cases of Selected Notifiable Diseases
    • January 2012
      • STEC Infections
      • Pertussis Update
      • Immunization Educational Events and Trainings
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases--December 2011
    • June 2011
      • Measles Outbreak in U.S.
      • Meningococcal Vaccine--Booster Dose Recommended
      • Changes to Notifiable Conditions Reporting Rules
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases--April 2011
    • March 2011
      • New Gonorrhea Treatment Guidelines
      • Pertussis Update
      • Educational Offerings from our Immunization Program
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases--2010
    • September 2010
      • Pertussis--Increase in Cases
      • Preparing for Influenza Season 2010-2011
    • May 2010
      • Cryptococcus gattii
      • Mumps Outbreak
      • Collecting TB Sputum Specimens
      • New Pneumococcal Vaccine for Children
      • New Polio Vaccination Recommendation
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases
    • March 2010
      • Influenza--the Season Continues
      • HiB Product Usage
      • Salmonella Outbreak--Aquatic Frogs
      • Zoonotics Program Changes
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases
    • February 2009
      • Vaccine Hesitancy
      • Update: Salmonella Outbreak due to Peanut Products
      • Vaccine for Children Screening
      • Educational Series - Vaccine Administration and Management
      • Reported Cases of Selected Diseases