Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

CDC Main Page – link here
ADHS Main Page – link here

2020-2021 Influenza Resources 

Arizona Hepatitis A Outbreak

Resources for Physicians and Providers:

  • OB/GYN Tdap¬†and Influenza Referral Letter Resource – download¬†¬†Word Doc | PDF Doc

Measles

  • ADHS Press Release- Potential Measles Exposure – Link here
  • ADHS updated measles¬†website –¬†Read More
  • Public Information office ADHS webpage –¬†Link here
  • CDC ¬†measles website¬†–Read More

Measles Resources for Physicians and Providers:

  • Measles Sign – Think It Might Be Measles¬†¬†¬†English|¬†Spanish
  • Measles Screening Tool Update 2_4_15¬†–¬†click here
  • ADHS Measles Clinician¬†Fact Sheet –¬†click here
  • MCDPH Measles Clinician Fact Sheet 2_5_15¬†–¬†click here
  • ADHS Measles Surveillance Toolkit for Providers –¬†click here

Information to provide to your patients and the community:

Ebola 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bikoro

  • Up to date CDC Ebola information¬†–¬†Read More
  • Arizona (ADHS) Ebola update¬†click here

Zika Virus (pronounced Zee-Ku)

Enterovirus D68

  • Information for health care providers about Enterovirus D68 – CDC link

Pertussis

  • Pertussis in the U.S. – Read More
  • Arizona continues to monitor pertussis cases. For more AZ information click here.
  • OB/GYN Tdap¬†and Influenza Referral Letter Resource – download¬†¬†Word Doc | PDF Doc

The CDC also has wonderful resources for health care providers. Click this link to access their information.

Despite COVID 19 restrictions Joshua Tree Pediatrics staff was flexible in prioritizing patients and immunization status played a role in triaging appointments. Staff was reduced frequently due to illness or deployment but continued seeing just as many scheduled!

"More than 58% of American adults have now received at least one vaccination shot, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. More than 44% of adults are fully vaccinated."
https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/11/995882805/uber-and-lyft-will-give-free-rides-to-covid-19-vaccination-spots-white-house-say

[ALERT] The #Pfizer #COVIDvaccine is now available for children 12 years and older. @AZDHS, Equality Health Foundation, @HeroZonaOrg & community partners are providing the vaccine on 5/13, 3pm-6pm at C.O. Greenfield Elementary School. Call 888-587-3647 to secure an appointment.

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