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There are no alerts as of 12/29/17
 
12-27-17  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
 
The CDC is providing: 1) a notice about increased influenza A (H3N2) activity and its clinical implications; 2) a summary of influenza antiviral drug treatment recommendations; 3) an update about approved treatment drugs and supply this season; and 4) background information for patients about influenza treatment.
 
11-3-17  NC Division of Public Health (NC DPH)
 
Multiple states are investigating outbreaks of hepatitis A that have occurred primarily in persons who are homeless, persons who use drugs, men who have sex with men (MSM) and their close, direct contacts. Since July 2016, nearly 1200 cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including 826 hospitalizations and 37 deaths.
 
9-27-17 NC Division of Public Health (NC DPH)
 
The NC Division of Public health identified a significant increase in overdoses from heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogues in August 2017. Given this increase as well as the continuing opioid epidemic, NC DPH is distributing this alert to provide information on this situation and ongoing guidance to clinicians treating patients with opioid overdose and related conditions.
  
 
There are no updates as of 12/29/17