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Through its partners, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) has been made aware of carfentanil-related overdoses in several areas of Pennsylvania. Some of these areas have seen significant numbers of these overdoses, some of which were fatal
The FDA has issued a safety communication warning about the use of Magellan Diagnostics’ LeadCare® analyzers (LeadCare, LeadCare II, LeadCare Ultra and LeadCare Plus) with venous blood samples because they might result in falsely low test results
The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) is providing the following update in response to significant rates and/or significant increases in the total 2016 reported primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases in the counties
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has identified recent sustained increases in tick bite-related emergency department visits in nearly all regions of the state. This trend is expected, as tick exposures
Prolonged IgM Antibody Response in People Infected with Zika Virus: Implications for Interpreting Serologic Testing Results for Pregnant Women
This Health Advisory describes the identification of emerging Shigella strains with elevated minimum inhibitory concentration values for ciprofloxacin and outlines new recommendations for clinical diagnosis, management
Norristown, PA (April 11, 2017) – The mosquito season is starting and the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is recommending that residents take precautions to clear away mosquito breeding areas around their homes
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is investigating gastrointestinal illness among members of the public who visited or volunteered at Heaven on Earth Farm in Easton, Northampton County.
As on February 20, there has been an appreciable increase in the number of confirmed and probable cases of mumps reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Several of the cases have been associated with the Pennsylvania State University.
The PA Department of Health is currently investigating the possibility that rats from affected states have been sent to locations in PA. Rat purchases and transfers are not regulated in our state. If you are aware of any infected rats or sick humans
Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets given out previously by the Montgomery County Health Department are due to expire in February 2017 and June 2017. The pills had an expiration date of February or June 2015,
The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) is providing the following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regarding testing travelers returning from China for avian influenza A (H7N9) virus infection