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FDA Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts

There are no alerts as of 9-12-18
9-12-18 Wake County Human Services Public Health Division
Wake County Emergency Operation Center is receiving calls from residents seeking oxygen supplies. Please know that Wake County does not have oxygen supplies.
Callers are being advised to contact their oxygen suppliers and their healthcare providers if they are unable to get help from their oxygen suppliers. Healthcare providers are asked to work with patients and their oxygen providers to assure that their needs are met in the event of power outages or delivery trucks unable to travel in the upcoming weather event. 
Thank you in advance for your help in assuring the needs of our residents are met during this weather event.
8-15-18 NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health
Ebola Virus Disease Update
This memo provides updated information to all NC clinicians and laboratories regarding Ebola virus disease (EVD) and management of suspected cases.
7-31-18 NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health
Three cases of vitamin K-dependent coagulopathy in patients reporting synthetic cannabinoids use have been reported to NC DPH since June 2018. This memo provides details, recommendations, case reporting information and the most recent CDC Health Alert Network Advisory: Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use.
Please share this information with your networks and those who might see potential cases.
7-17-18 NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health
Increase in Hepatitis A Infections and Actions for NC Clinicians
In response to an increased number of cases of hepatitis A reported in the Charlotte area since April 2018, this memo from the NC Division of Public Health urges NC clinicians to take the described steps to protect high risk patients and mitigate the spread of illness.
6-11-18 NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health
This provider memo and CDC Health Advisory contain background information and recommendations regarding life threatening coagulopathy problems associated with the use of synthetic cannabinoids.
Additional information:
  • Synthetic Cannabinoids: An Overview for Healthcare Providers


Questions? Please contact the Office of Environmental Epidemiology at 919-695-2662.

1-31-18 NC Division of Public Health
Update on 2017-18 Influenza Season
This memo provides clinicians with updated epidemiologic information regarding the 2017-18 influenza season and reinforces important prevention and control measures for the remainder of the season.