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Health Professionals Updates 2018

Revised: November 14, 2018

December

 

November

November 14, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 25 (PDF)

  • Acute Flaccid Paralysis Reporting
  • Notices Sent to Students Who Require Immunizations to Attend School

October

October 23, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 24 (PDF)

  • Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)

October 17, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 23 (PDF)

  • What you need to know about cannabis legalization
  • Cannabis use in Peel
  • Health impacts of cannabis use
  • At-risk populations
  • Resources for physicians

October 11, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 22 (PDF)

  • ALERT: Listeria Cases Linked to Druxy's at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

October 10, 2018 Special Notice – UIIP Pharmacies (PDF)

  • Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)
  • NACI Statement – Seasonal Influenza vaccine for 2018/2019
  • Influenza Vaccine Ordering
  • Temperature Log Monthly Schedule
  • Reporting Cold Chain Failures

October 3, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 21 (PDF)

  • REMINDER: Updated List of Diseases of Public Health Significance (Reportable Diseases)
  • Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaciae (CPE) Reporting and Case Management
  • Hepatitis A & B Vaccine Supply
September

September 26, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 20 (PDF)

  • Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)
    • Influenza vaccine is available to order for high-risk individuals.
    • Quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (QIV) is publicly funded for everyone ≥ 6 months of age.
    • High-Dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (High-dose TIV) is publicly funded for individuals ≥ 65 years of age
August

August 01, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 19 (PDF)

  • UPDATE: Publicly Funded Rotavirus Vaccine Product Change
  • NEW: DTaP and Rabies Vaccine Recalls in China
July

July 30, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 18 (PDF)

  • 2018 West Nile Virus Update
  • Reminder: Complete Lyme Disease Clinical Assessment Questionnaire
  • Reminder: Tick Submissions - Additional Drop-Off Locations

July 27, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 17 (PDF)

  • Increase in locally-acquired cyclosporiasis in Ontario

July 26, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 16 (PDF)

  • World Hepatitis Day
  • Hepatitis B & C in Peel
  • Harm Reduction Services in Peel

July 10, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 15 (PDF)

  • 2018 Paid Vaccine and STI Medication Delivery Schedule
June

June 27, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 14 (PDF)

  • UPDATE: Paused Implementation of Immunization Reporting Changes
  • Tick Submissions: Additional Drop-off Locations
  • Erythromycin Ophthalmic Ointment Shortage
May

May 31, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 13 (PDF)

  • New vaccine reporting requirements under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA)
  • Clarification: Tdap vaccine in pregnancy

May 17, 2018 Vol.11. No 12 (PDF)

  • UPDATED: List of Reportable Diseases
  • Report Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI)
  • BORN Ontario is seeking primary care providers for new initiative

May 16, 2018 - Special Notice to UIIP Clients (PDF)

  • Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP): 2017/2018 Influenza Vaccine Return

May 16, 2018 Vol.11. No 11 (PDF)

  • 2017/2018 Influenza Vaccine Return
April

April 30, 2018 Vol. 11 No. 10 (PDF)

  • The 2018 Aerial Spray Program in Mississauga
  • UPDATED: Tick Submission for Lyme Disease
March

March 29, 2018 Vol. 11 No. 9 (PDF)

  • Increased Mumps Activity
  • Publicly Funded Mumps Vaccine Recommendations
  • ALERT: Listeria Cases Linked to Druxy's at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

March 28, 2018 Vol. 11 No. 8 (PDF)

  • NACI UPDATE: Tdap Immunization in Pregnancy
  • Easter Monday – Breastfeeding Clinic Services
  • Easter Monday – Vaccine Pick-up

March 23, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 7 (PDF)

  • REMINDER: Active TB and latent TB infection (LTBI) are reportable diseases
  • REMINDER: Managing patients with LTBI
  • TB support services for clinicians

March 7, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 6 (PDF)

  • NEW: HIV Prevention - PrEP and nPEP Guidelines
  • FREE HPV-4 for eligible high-risk patients
  • NEW: Alternate Gonorrhea Treatment

March 5, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 5 (PDF)

February

February 23, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 4 (PDF)

  • REMINDER: Influenza Immunization
  • REMINDER: Measles Immunization
  • OHIP +

February 15, 2018 Vol. 11, No. 3 (PDF)

  • ALERT: Confirmed Measles Case in Peel region
January January 31, 2018 Vol. 11 No. 2 (PDF)
  • Quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) available to unvaccinated individuals over 18 years old
  • TRAVEL HEALTH NOTICE: Ceftriaxone resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan
  • TRAVEL HEALTH NOTICE: Risk for outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease in Africa
January 19, 2018 Vol. 11 No. 1 (PDF)
  • ALERT: High Respiratory Illness Activity in Peel
  • Mississauga hospitals experiencing unprecedented patient volumes
  • Physicians' help  needed to manage respiratory illness surge
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