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FDA Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts

There are no alerts as of 10-08-20.
10-08-20 NC Division of Public Health

Antigen Testing (Update from September 1, 2020)

This memo provides updated guidance on antigen testing for providers and laboratories. Updates to this guidance include:
  • Use of antigen tests
  • Evaluation of antigen test results
  • Steps to take after a positive or negative test result
  • Reporting requirements and methods

7-6-20 NC Division of Public Health

This memo updates previous guidance shared on June 9, 2020. It is intended to provide the latest information to all North Carolina clinicians and laboratory staff regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Please read thoroughly as there are several updates, including: 
5-20-20 NC Division of Public Health

Call for Cases: Clinician-suspected SARS-CoV-2 reinfection among COVID-19 cases

This memo is intended to provide information and request reporting of clinician-suspected SARS-CoV-2 reinfection among COVID-19 cases.

5-16-20 Wake County Human Services Division of Public Health

This memo addresses questions being asked by the public and patients about COVID-19 antibody testing and immunity. 

5-14-20 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Health Advisory: 
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing
1) background information on several cases of a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); and 
2) a case definition for this syndrome. CDC recommends healthcare providers report any patient who meets the case definition to local, state, and territorial health departments to enhance knowledge of risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical course, and treatment of this syndrome. 

5-14-20 NC Division of Public Health

This memo is intended to provide information regarding identification and reporting of a pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome potentially linked to COVID-19.

4-13-20 NC Division of Public Health, Epi/CD/TB Control

This memo describes, in order to maintain social distancing, groups for whom the NC Tuberculosis Control Program recommends deferred baseline TB screening. 
4-9-20  NC Division of Public Health
NC EDSS COVID-19 Reporting From --Part 2