Tag Archives: Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Chester County reports pertussis outbreaks

  Submitted by Eileen Sherman, Director, Infection Prevention   The Chester County Health Department has received an increase in reports of confirmed pertussis and pertussis exposure in several school districts and in several health care facilities.   Early treatment of … Continue reading

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MLH flu vaccination program – 2016-2017

  Submitted by Andy Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer   Main Line Health’s 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program is underway for employees, physicians, specified healthcare professionals and volunteers.  Current compliance rate among non-employed physicians is 33.5%.   … Continue reading

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MLH flu vaccination program – 2016-2017

  Submitted by Andy Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer   Main Line Health’s 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program is underway for employees, physicians, specified healthcare professionals and volunteers.  Current compliance rate among non-employed physicians is 33.5%.   … Continue reading

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MLH flu vaccination program – 2016-2017

  Submitted by Andy Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer   Main Line Health’s 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program is underway for employees, physicians, specified healthcare professionals and volunteers. Main Line Health’s 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program is … Continue reading

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MLH flu vaccination program – 2016-2017

  Submitted by Andy Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer   Main Line Health’s 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program is underway for employees, physicians, specified healthcare professionals and volunteers.   Vaccinations are free and will take place across … Continue reading

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MLH flu vaccination program – 2016-2017

  Submitted by Andy Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer   On September 26, Main Line Health began the 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program for employees, physicians, specified healthcare professionals and volunteers.  Since 2010, MLH policy has required … Continue reading

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MLH flu vaccination program – 2016-2017

  Submitted by Andy Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer   On September 26, Main Line Health will begin the 2016-2017 mandatory flu vaccination program for employees, physicians, specified healthcare professionals and volunteers.  Since 2010, MLH policy has … Continue reading

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Zika advice for PCPs

Submitted by Mark Ingerman, MD, Chief Infectious Diseases and Chief, Infection Prevention and Control; Eileen Sherman, Director, Infection Prevention and Control; Kathleen Lucente, Lead Infection Preventionist   The attached message map includes updated Zika information with department of health and … Continue reading

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Zika advice for PCPs

  Submitted by Mark Ingerman, MD, Chief Infectious Diseases and Chief, Infection Prevention and Control; Eileen Sherman, Director, Infection Prevention and Control; Kathleen Lucente, Lead Infection Preventionist   The attached message map includes updated Zika information with department of health … Continue reading

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Zika Virus update

  Submitted by Mark J. Ingerman, MD, System Division Chief, Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine   Summertime in the US continues to progress with heat waves, massive fires in the Western States, and political conventions in Philadelphia and Cleveland. However, … Continue reading

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