Health Alerts & Advisories

2020

DATE

TITLE SUBJECT 
09/02/2020 Types of SARS-CoV-2 Tests Novel Coronavirus
08/31/2020 Possible Association of Neurological Conditions with COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus
08/26/2020 Health Department Now Defines Any Level of Lead in the Body as Elevated Lead
08/14/2020 Updated Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)-Related Quarantine Recommendations for Congregate Care Staff and Residents Novel Coronavirus
08/12/2020 Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance and Collection Kit Ordering Information Novel Coronavirus
08/05/2020 Pre-operative/Pre-procedure COVID-19 Testing Guidance Novel Coronavirus
07/27/2020 Appropriate Use of Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis (rPEP) in Vermont  Rabies
07/24/2020 Duration of Isolation and Precautions for Adults with COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus
06/26/2020 COVID-19 Patients with Persistent or Recurrent Positive PCR Tests Novel Coronavirus
06/15/2020 Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19): Guidance on Ordering Testing for Patients Prior to Discharge from Emergency Departments to Inpatient Psychiatric Care Settings Novel Coronavirus
06/03/2020 Updated Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)-Related Recommendations on Quarantine Novel Coronavirus
06/02/2020 COVID-19 Diagnostic Anterior Nares Testing: Prioritization and Specimen Collection Novel Coronavirus
06/01/2020 Use of Pulse Oximeters to Monitor Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Among Individuals with Laboratory-Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection Novel Coronavirus
05/28/2020 Remdesivir Allocation to Vermont Hospitals Novel Coronavirus
05/27/2020 Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated  with Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Novel Coronavirus
05/26/2020 Guidance on N95 Respirator Sterilization in Your Region Novel Coronavirus
05/21/2020 Pharmacist Ordering and Administration of Testing for COVID-19 in Vermont Novel Coronavirus
05/18/2020 Overview of Pediatric Cases of Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in Vermont: March 27-May 10, 2020 Novel Coronavirus
05/13/2020 Clinical Overview of Deaths Among Vermont Residents Testing Positive for SARS-CoV-2: April 15-30, 2020 Novel Coronavirus
05/13/2020 Overview of Vermont Residents Testing Positive for SARS-CoV-2 (April 18-30, 2020) Novel Coronavirus
05/08/2020 New Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)-Related Recommendations Novel Coronavirus
05/06/2020 Vermont Health Care Providers, Facilities and Emergency Medical Service Providers Asked to Complete Personal Protective Equipment Needs Survey Novel Coronavirus
05/05/2020 Widespread Testing of All Mildly Symptomatic Patients Needed Novel Coronavirus
04/27/2020 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Dental Health Care Referral Network for Emergency Dental Procedures Novel Coronavirus
04/24/2020 COVID-19: Overview of Vermont Residents Testing Positive for SARS-CoV-2, April 4-17, 2020 Novel Coronavirus
04/24/2020 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): New Sector-Specific PPE Use Guidance Available Novel Coronavirus
04/24/2020 Additional Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities, Correctional Facilities, and Other Congregate Settings Novel Coronavirus
04/21/2020 Clinical Overview of Deaths Among Vermont Residents Testing Positive for SARS-CoV-2 Through April 14, 2020 Novel Coronavirus
04/21/2020 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated Guidance for Testing in Pediatric Populations Novel Coronavirus
04/16/2020 Updated Guidelines for Death Certification and Disposition of Remains for Health Care Providers/Facilities Novel Coronavirus
04/10/2020 Overview of Vermont Residents Testing Positive for SARS-CoV-2: March 21-April 3,2020 Novel Coronavirus
04/10/2020 Hospital Discharge for COVID-19 Patients Novel Coronavirus
04/08/2020 Guidelines on Requesting and Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Novel Coronavirus
04/03/2020 Practice Advisory from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Pregnant and Postpartum Women with COVID-19 Infection Novel Coronavirus
04/03/2020 New Guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics Regarding Infants Born to Mothers with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus
04/03/2020 Criteria for Health Care Workers with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 to Return to Work Novel Coronavirus
04/02/2020 Overview of Vermont Residents Testing Positive for SARS-CoV-2 through March 20, 2020 Novel Coronavirus
03/31/2020 Vermont Health Care Professionals Asked to be OnCall for Vermont to Support COVID-19 Medical Efforts Novel Coronavirus
03/28/2020 Update on COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing for Southern Vermont Novel Coronavirus
03/27/2020 Update on COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing in Vermont Novel Coronavirus
03/25/2020 COVID-19: Additional Information Regarding Laboratory Testing Novel Coronavirus
03/23/2020 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Recommendations to Facilitate the
Transfer of Deceased Patients from Nursing Homes, Long Term Care Facilities and Hospice Facilities
Novel Coronavirus
03/23/2020 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Dental Health Care Novel Coronavirus
03/20/2020 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Laboratory Testing Process Update Novel Coronavirus
03/20/2020 Novel Coronavirus
03/19/2020 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Dental Health Care Guidance Novel Coronavirus
03/14/2020 Temporary Enforcement Guidance Regarding Annual Fit Testing Requirement Novel Coronavirus
03/14/2020 COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing in Vermont Novel Coronavirus
03/13/2020 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Conservation Measures Contingency Operations Novel Coronavirus
03/10/2020 Guidelines for Death Certification and Disposition of Remains (COVID-19) Novel Coronavirus
03/06/2020 Vermont Department of Health Laboratory Testing for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Novel Coronavirus
03/05/2020 Preparing for Community Transmission of COVID-19 in Vermont Novel Coronavirus
03/04/2020 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Long-Term Care Facility Advisory Novel Coronavirus
02/14/2020 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Provider Webinar Novel Coronavirus
02/11/2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Provider Update Novel Coronavirus
01/23/2020 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Novel Coronavirus
01/15/2020 Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B

2018

DATE

TITLE SUBJECT 
12/04/2018 National Increase in Reports of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) Acute Flaccid Myelitis
11/06/2018 Shigellosis Update and Treatment Guidelines Shigellosis
10/23/2018 Shigellosis Advisory Shigellosis
09/06/2018 New Hampshire Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Legionnaire's Disease
08/08/2018 Oral Rabies Vaccine Field Project, Bait Drop Fact Sheet Rabies Vaccine
06/29/2018 Hot Weather Health Advisory Summer Heat
01/9/2018 Elevated Lead Levels in School Drinking Water Lead
01/25/2018 Mumps Advisory Mumps
02/16/2018 Mumps Advisory Update Mumps
06/01/2018 Cluster of Group A Streptococcus (GAS) in a Long-Term Care Facility Group A Streptococcus
08/06/2018 Lyme Carditis and Sudden Cardiac Death Lyme Carditis

2015

DATE

TITLE SUBJECT 
12/16/2015 Pertussis Advisory: Managing Pertussis Pertussis
10/20/2015 Health Department Resources for STD Screening and Treatment STDs
09/22/2015 Cluster of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. Coli (STEC) Infections E. Coli
03/27/2015 Tuberculosis Guidance  Tuberculosis
02/18/2015 Measles Advisory Measles 
02/18/2015 Measles Outbreak Awareness Measles 
02/13/2015 Tuberculosis Guidance Tuberculosis
01/16/2015 Treating Influenza Patients with Antiviral Medications Influenza