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Health Alert Network (HAN) Messages

The Department of Public Health and Human Service’s (DPHHS) Emergency Notification System sent out the following HAN messages to Local County Health Departments, Tribal Health Agencies and to their respective health partners in Montana.  The HAN messages contain vital public health information that either originated at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), DPHHS or at the local level.  DPHHS routinely forwards this information on to all of the local health jurisdictions in Montana when it is determined that the information could potentially affect residents in Montana.

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DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2017-11: Rifampin-Penicillin-Resistant Strain of RB51 Brucella Contracted from Consumption of Raw Milk
Posted 9/14/2017

2017 HAN Messages

2016 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2016-17: CDC HAN Expanded Risk Areas Zika Brownsville Texas
Posted 12/16/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-16: Increased Reports of Norovirus Outbreaks
Posted 11/28/2016

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2016-15: Expanded Risk Areas Zika in  Florida
Posted 10/20/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016 - 14: CDC Advises Hospitals to Alert Patients at Risk from Contaminated Heater-Cooler Devices Used During Cardiac Surgery
Posted 10/14/2016

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2016-13: CDC Updates Guidance for Travel and Testing of Pregnant Women and Women of Reproductive Age for Zika Virus Infection related to the Ongoing Investigation of Local Mosquito-borne Zika Virus Transmission in Miami-Dade County, Florida
Posted 9/21/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-12: Influx of Fentanyl-laced Counterfeit Pills and Toxic Fentanyl-related Compounds-related Overdose and Fatalities
Posted 8/26/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-11: CDC Expands Guidance for Travel and Testing of  Zika Virus Transmission in Miami-Dade, Florida
Posted 8/22/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-10: CDC Guidance for Travel & Testing of Pregnant Women for Zika Virus
Posted 8/1/2016

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2016-9: CDC Recommendations for Subsequent Zika IgM Antibody Testing
Posted 6/22/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-8: Using PCR to Diagnose Haemophilus influenzae and Neisseria meningitidis and Identify Serotype or Serogroup
Posted 6/20/2016 

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2016-7: Alert to U.S. Healthcare Facilities: First mcr-1 Gene in E. coli Bacteria found in a Human in the United States
Posted 6/13/2016

DHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-6: Zika Update and Testing Guidance
Posted 5/27/2016

DPHHS HAN TEST 2016-5: DPHHS HAN TEST with Local County and Tribal Health Agencies in Montana
Posted 5/12/2016

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2016-4: Interim Guidelines for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus – United States 2016
Posted 2/24/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-3: Flu Season Begins with Severe Influenza Illness Reported
Posted 2/2/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-2: Dialysis Providers Need to Assess and Improve Infection Control Practices
Posted 1/27/2016

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2016-1: Recognizing, Managing, and Reporting Zika Virus Infections in Travelers
Posted 1/19/2016

2015 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-17: Recommendations Addressing the Increase of Gonorrhea and Syphilis in Montana
Posted 12/08/2015

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2015-16: Increases in Fentanyl Drug Confiscations and Fentanyl-related Overdose Fatalities
Posted 10/26/2015

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2015-15: Clarification Healthcare Facilities Using Contractors for Reusable Devices
Posted 10/5/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-14: Implementation of School Immunization Requirements effective October 1, 2015
Posted 10/1/2015

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2015-13: Influenza Season
Posted 9/17/2015

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2015-12: Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Reusable Medical Devices
Posted 9/14/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-11: Wildfire Smoke and Outdoor Sporting Events
Posted 8/28/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-10: Clinical Recommendations for Persons Arriving from Liberia
Posted 6/22/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-9: Ensuring Appropriate Treatment to Slow the Spread of Gonorrhea
Posted 6/16/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-8: Updated Information and Guidelines for Evaluation of Patients for MERS-CoV Infection
Posted 6/12/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-7: Ciprofloxacin- and Azithromycin-Non-susceptible Shigellosis in the United States and Montana
Posted 6/08/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-6: Bird Infections with Highly-Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N2), (H5N8), and (H5N1) Viruses: Recommendations for Human Health Investigations and Response
Posted 6/03/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-5: School Immunization Requirements
Posted 5/29/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-4: Outbreak of Recent HIV and HCV Infections among Persons Who Inject Drugs in Indiana
Posted 4/27/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-3: Montana Measles Reporting and Laboratory Testing
Posted 2/19/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-2: Multi-State Outbreak of Measles
Posted 1/27/2015

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2015-1: Regarding Treatment of Patients with Influenza with Antiviral Medications
Posted 1/12/2015

2014 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-26: Potential for Circulation of Drifted Influenza A (H3N2) Viruses
Posted 12/4/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-25: Fatal Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis in an Infant Following Ingestion of Contaminated Dietary Supplement
Posted 11/26/2014

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2014-24: Enhanced Airport Entry Screening and Active Post-Arrival Monitoring for People Traveling to the United States from Mali
Posted 11/24/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-23: Ambulatory Care and Evaluation of Patients with Possible Ebola
Posted 11/3/2014

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2014-22: ID Isolate Inform-ED EVAL and MGMT for Possible EVD Patients
Posted 10/28/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-21: New Ebola Guidance for Hospitals
Posted 10/20/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-20: Evaluating Patients for Possible Ebola Virus Disease - (UPDATED 10/20/2014) Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel and Health Officials
Posted 10/3/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-19: Neurologic Illness with Limb Weakness of Unknown Cause in Children
Posted 9/29/2014

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2014-18: Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) – Montana
Posted 9/22/2014

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2014-17: Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) – Multiple States
Posted 9/16/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-16: Enterovirus EV-D68 Montana Recommendations
Posted 9/11/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-15: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Ebola Update #4
Posted 8/28/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-14: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Ebola Update #3
Posted 8/25/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-13: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Ebola Update #2
Posted 8/21/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-12: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Ebola Update #1
Posted 8/14/2014

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2014-11: Guidelines for Evaluation of US Patients Suspected of Having Ebola Virus Disease
Posted 8/4/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014 -10: Ebola Virus Disease as a Potential International Threat
Posted 7/30/2014

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2014-9: National HIV Testing Day - June 27th
Posted 6/24/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-8: New WHO Polio Vaccination Requirements
Posted 6/3/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-7: Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 Infections Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts
Posted 5/23/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-6: Confirmed Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Case in Indiana
Posted 5/5/2014

PHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-5: Reported Measles Cases on the Rise in the US and Abroad
Posted 4/29/2014

Posted 4/9/2014

Posted 4/7/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-2: Notice to Clinicians-Montana Influenza
Posted 1/16/2014

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2014-1: Human Infection with Avian Influenza A H5N1 Virus – Interim Recommendations for Clinicians and Local Public Health Departments
Posted 1/16/2014

2013 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-30: Early Reports of pH1N1-Associated illnesses for the 2013-14 Influenza Season
Posted 12/24/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-29: Recognizing, Managing, and Reporting Chikungunya Virus Infections in Travelers Returning from the Caribbean
Posted 12/6/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-28: Recognizing and Reporting Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Associated with Outbreaks at Princeton University and the University of California at Santa Barbara
Posted 11/27/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-27: First Confirmed Case of Influenza in Montana
Posted 11/6/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-26: Acute Hepatitis and Liver Failure Following the Use of a Dietary Supplement Intended for Weight Loss or Muscle Building
Posted 10/8/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-25: Communicable Disease Letter to Schools
Posted 9/13/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-24: Recurrent Nationwide Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) Antigens
Posted 9/5/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-23: West Nile Virus in Peak Season: Montana’s 1st 2013 Case of West Nile Fever
Posted 9/4/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-22: Investigational Drug Available Directly from CDC for the Treatment of Free-Living Ameba Infections
Posted 8/26/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-21: Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Products for Sterile Use from Compounding Pharmacy located in Cedar Park, Texas
Posted 8/16/2013

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2013-20: Updated Guidance for the Evaluation of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Posted 8/12/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-19: Update on H3N2 Variant Influenza Virus and Updated Case Definitions and Recommendations for H3N2v Surveillance for Summer and Fall of 2013
Posted 7/8/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-18: Recommendations for Laboratory Testing for Acetyl Fentanyl and Patient Evaluation and Treatment for Overdose with Synthetic Opioids
Posted 6/24/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-17: Nationwide Antibiotic Shortage
Posted 6/12/2013

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2013-16: Updated Guidelines for Evaluation of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with MERS-CoV and Human Infections with Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Viruses
Posted 6/11/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-15: Multistate Outbreak of Hepatitis A Potentially Associated with a Frozen Berry Blend Product
Posted 6/3/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-14: Hantavirus and Water Safety in Montana
Posted 5/21/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-13: DPHHS Reports High Number of Pertussis Cases in Montana and Issues a Press Release
Posted 5/14/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-12: Increased Levels of Community-Wide Norovirus: Resources and Tools for Prevention
Posted 4/23/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-11: Resources Available for Local and State Public Health Officials: Preparing for and Responding to Bombing Events
Posted 4/18/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-10: Nationwide Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Test Antigens
Posted 4/12/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-9: Novel Influenza A (H7N9) Reported in China
Posted 4/5/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-8: DPHHS Press Release About Hantavirus
Posted 3/22/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-7: Notice to Health Care Providers: Updated Guidelines for Evaluation of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with a Novel Coronavirus
Posted 3/11/2013

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2013-6: Notice to Clinicians: Continued Vigilance Urged for Fungal Infections among Patients Who Received Contaminated Steroid Injections
Posted 3/5/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-5: New Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Warrant Additional Action by Healthcare Providers
Posted 2/19/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-4: Guidance for Shortages of Isoniazid (INH) and Treatment for Tuberculosis
Posted 1/28/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-3: CDC Continues to Recommend Antiviral Medications for Treatment of Seasonal Influenza
Posted 1/17/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-2: REVISED Influenza Reporting Form for Public Health Agencies
Posted 1/16/2013

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2013-1: Influenza Update and Reporting Instructions for Health Care Providers and Public Health Agencies
Posted 1/8/2013

2012 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2012 - 24: Update Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Infections among Persons Who Received Injections with Contaminated Medication
Posted 12/20/2012

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2012 - 23: Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections Associated with Contaminated Steroid Medication: Additional Contamination Identified
Posted 12/5/2012

DPHHS HAN INFO SERVICE 2012 - 22: National Influenza Vaccination Week
Posted 12/4/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 21: Health Concerns about Misuse of Pesticides
Posted 11/28/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 20: Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections Associated with Contaminated Steroid Medication
Posted 11/21/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 19: New NECC Contaminated Products
Posted 11/2/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 18: Issuance of Guidance to Health Care Professionals Regarding the Voluntary Recall of All Ameridose Medical Products
Posted 11/1/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 17: Cluster of Cases of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) Associated with Intravenous Nonmedical Use of Opana ER
Posted 10/29/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 16: Issuance of Guidance on Management of Asymptomatic Patients
Posted 10/24/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 15: Update Regarding the Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis and Joint Infections Associated with Contaminated Steroid Medications
Posted 10/18/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 14: DPHHS Media Release Regarding Recalled NECC Products in Montana
Posted 10/17/2012

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2012 - 13: Meningitis and Stroke Associated With Epidural Steroid Injection
Posted 10/9/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 12: Meningitis and Stroke Associated with Epidural Steroid Injection
Posted 10/5/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 11: State Confirms Influenza Cases, Recommends Vaccine
Posted 10/2/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 10: Antibiotic-resistant Gonorrhea/Revised Treatment Guidelines
Posted 9/6/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 9: Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome- Visitors to Yosemite National Park, California
Posted 8/31/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 8: Influenza A (H3N2) Variant Virus (H3N2v)
Posted 8/10/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 7: Preventing WNV Infections
Posted 8/7/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 6: Increase in Influenza A H3N2v Virus Infections in Three U.S. States
Posted 8/3/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 5: Pertussis Awareness for Schools and Athletics
Posted 7/26/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 4: Wildfire Response Information Gathering
Posted 6/28/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 3: Pertussis
Posted 5/15/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 2: Case of Meningococcal Disease in Montana
Posted 3/09/2012

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2012 - 1: Recommendations for Use of Antivirals for Influenza Season
Posted 2/14/2012

2011 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2011-20: First 2011 Montana Influenza Cases Identified
Posted 12/1/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-19: Pertussis in Montana
Posted 11/3/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-18: New Press Release on Norovirus in Montana
Posted 9/22/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-17: Norovirus in Montana
Posted 9/19/2011

DPHHS HAN Update 2011-16: Listeriosis in Montana
Posted 9/13/2011

DPHHS HAN Update 2011-15: Listeriosis in Montana
Posted 9/13/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-14: Salmonella Case in Montana
Posted 8/17/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-13: Reported Measles Cases on the Rise in the US
Posted 6/24/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-12: Probable Rubella in Montana
Posted 6/14/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-11: Q-Fever Among Montana Residents With Exposure To Goats
Posted 6/8/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-10: Notice to Health Care Providers — Shiga Toxin-producing E. coli Infections in U.S. Travelers Returning from Germany
Posted 6/3/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-9: FDA Warning against SimplyThick for Premature Infants
Posted 5/27/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-8: Flood Information Form
Posted 05/26/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-7: Take Care To Prevent Disease During Floods
Posted 05/24/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-6: Monitoring for Increased Levels of Radioactive Material in the US as a Result of the Incident with the Fukushima Nuclear Incident in Japan
Posted 03/28/2011

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2011–5: Questions and Answers Related to Recent Radiation Concerns
Posted 3/16/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-4: DPHHS recommendations for Montanans’ concern about radiation from Japan
Posted 3/15/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-3: Increase in gastroenteritis in Northern Montana caused by Shigella bacteria
Posted 2/22/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-2: Best Practices for Health Care Professionals on the Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) for Diagnosing Pertussis
Posted 2/16/2011

DPHHS HAN Advisory 2011-1: CDC Guidance on the Use of Influenza Antiviral Agents and Rapid Influenza Diagnostic Tests during the 2010-2011 Influenza Season
Posted 1/14/2011

2010 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-28: Increase in Pertussis Activity in Montana
Posted 12/20/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-27: Montana's First Confirmed Influenza Cases
Posted 11/24/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-26: DPHHS Urges Everyone 6 Months and Older to Get Vaccinated For Influenza
Posted 10/22/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-25: Increase in Pertussis Activity in Montana
Posted 9/21/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-24: H1N1 Central Vaccine Recovery Program Update
Posted 9/9/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-23: Sanofi Pasteur Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine in Multi-dose Vials —Shortened Shelf Life
Posted 8/6/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-22: Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Virus Infections
Posted 8/5/2010

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2010-21: UPDATE on Diarrheal Illness Outbreak in Southwestern Montana
Posted 7/29/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010 20: Diarrheal Illness Outbreak in Southwestern Montana
Posted 7/26/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-19: Increased Potential for Dengue Infection in Travelers Returning from International and Selected Domestic Areas
Posted 7/23/2010

DPPHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-18: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) Infections in Montana
Posted 6/24/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-17: Healthcare Professionals Warned Not To Use Certain Intravenous Metronidazole, Ondansetron, and Ciprofloxacin Due To Potential Contamination
Posted 6/1/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-16: FDA Revises Recommendations for Rotavirus Vaccines
Posted 5/18/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-15: Potential for Q Fever Infection Among Travelers Returning from Iraq and the Netherlands
Posted 5/12/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-14: CDC HAN regarding diagnosis of Dengue in ill persons returning from Haiti
Posted 4/27/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-13: MedImmune recently issued a field correction for lots of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in nasal sprayers
Posted 3/30/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-12: Recommendation to Temporarily Suspend Usage of GlaxoSmithKline Rotarix (Rotavirus) Vaccine
Posted 3/22/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-11: Notice to Providers Concerning Potential Cases of Mumps During a Multi-State Outbreak
Posted 3/15/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-10: N95 Mask Surplus and Letter to Hospital CEO's in Montana
Posted 3/3/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-9: Viral Gastroenteritis Outbreaks
Posted 2/25/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-8: REVISED: Sanofi Pasteur Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Vaccine in Pre-Filled Syringes - Shortened Shelf Life of Certain Lots & Recall of Other Lots
Posted 2/25/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-7: Shortened Expiration Date for H1N1 Pre-Filled Syringes
Posted 2/25/2010 

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-6: Non-Safety-Related Voluntary Recall of Unused Doses from Certain Lots of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 Vaccine in Pre-Filled Syringes
Posted 2/1/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-5: Syphilis Cases Reported in Montana
Posted 1/26/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-4: Surplus Supplies Available
Posted 1/21/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-3: DPHHS has sent a release supporting National Influenza Vaccination Week
Posted 1/13/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-2: Change in Expiration Date for 12 Lots of MedImmune H1N1 Vaccine
Posted 1/11/2010

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2010-1: 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Allocation and Ordering Methods Changing
Posted 1/4/2010

2009 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-45: MedImmune Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Nasal Spray Vaccine - Shortened Shelf Life of Certain Lots
Posted 12/23/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-44: Non-Safety Related Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 Pediatric (0.25 mL, for 6-35 month olds) Vaccine in Pre-Filled Syringes
Posted 12/15/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-43: Expansion of 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Campaign to General Population
Posted 12/10/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-42: DPHHS Warns of E-mail Scam Related to H1N1 Vaccine
Posted 12/3/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-41: Updated DPHHS Recommendations Concerning 2009 H1N1 Vaccine
Posted 11/23/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-40: 2009 H1N1 Pandemic Update Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommended to Help prevent Secondary Infections
Posted 11/17/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-39: Delayed Vaccine Recovered for Shipment and Updated Guidance for CSL’s 2009 H1N1 Monovalent Vaccine
Posted 11/16/2009 

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-38: H1N1 Vaccine Receiving Checklist
Posted 11/9/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-37: Key Issues for Clinicians Concerning Antiviral Treatments for 2009 H1N1
Posted 11/6/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-36: Important Information Regarding the Availability of a New Influenza Antiviral Medication
Posted 10/27/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-35:Important guidance regarding the use of influenza antiviral medications for persons with suspected or confirmed 2009 H1N1 influenza A infection
Posted 10/16/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-34: DPHHS To Provide Up-To-Date Information Regarding Influenza Related Clinics
Posted 10/16/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-33: Vaccine Allocation and Ordering Process
Posted 10/8/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-32: Distinguishing Between Influenza, Pertussis and Viral URIs
Posted 10/7/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-31:Antiviral Availability
Posted 9/23/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-30: Update for Clinicians – Influenza Is Occurring, Recommendations for Use of Influenza Antiviral Medications and Laboratory Testing For Influenza
Posted 9/4/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-29:Recommendation of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2009
Posted 8/27/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-28: DPHHS Press Release 8-12 "It's Not Too Early to Get Seasonal Influenza Vaccine, State Officials Say"
Posted 8/13/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-27: Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Recommendations
Posted 8/11/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-26: CDC Updates Recommendations for the Amount of Time Persons with Influenza-Like Illness should be Away from Others
Posted 8/7/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-25: Montana Reports First H1N1 Influenza Death
Posted 8/6/2009 

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-24: First Human Case of WNV 2009
Posted 7/30/2009 

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-23: Novel Influenza A H1N1 in Montana
Posted 7/6/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-22: New Guidance From The CDC For Your Information
Posted 5/29/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-21: CDC Health Update - 5/27/09 - CDC Guidance on Antiviral Treatment of Patients with Confirmed, Probable, or Suspected Cases of Novel Influenza A (H1N1)
Posted 5/27/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-20: Update: Novel Influenza A H1N1 in Montana
Posted 5/20/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-19: Influenza A H1 (Swine-Like) in Montana
Posted 5/13/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-18:CDC Confirms Montana’s First H1N1 (Swine) Influenza Case
Posted 5/12/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-17: Conference Call Notice and 2 CDC INFO Service Messages
Posted 5/11/2009

DPHHS HAN ALERT 2009-16: First Probable Case of H1N1 (Swine) Influenza in Montana
Posted 5/8/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-15: NEW and UPDATED Interim CDC Guidance Documents on H1N1 Flu and DPHHS Conference Call Information Update
Posted 5/7/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-14: Use of Antiviral Medications for Influenza Infection
Posted 5/7/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-13: Updated Information On School Closures
Posted 5/6/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-12: Recommendations for Laboratory Testing and Anti-viral Use
Posted 5/5/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-11: DPHHS Conference Call on Swine Origin Influenza Virus
Posted 5/4/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-10: News From The Montana Department Of Public Health And Human Services (Swine-Origin Influenza Virus)
Posted 4/30/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-9: Interim Guidance-Children and Pregnant Women who may be Infected with Swine-Origin Influenza Virus: Considerations for Clinicians
Posted 4/29/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-8: Swine Flu Conference Call with DPHHS 2
Posted 4/28/2009

DPHHS HAN UPDATE 2009-7: Swine Flu Conference Call with DPHHS 1
Posted 4/27/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-6: Swine Influenza Update and Interim Recommendations
Posted 4/26/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-5: Swine Influenza
Posted 4/23/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-4: Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Type B Disease in Young Children
Posted 3/18/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-3: Lab confirmed cases of Meningococcal Disease in Montana
Posted 3/12/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-2: Salmonella Cases in Montana Linked to National Outbreak
Posted 2/24/2009

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2009-1: CDC Investigation and Interim Recommendations: Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections -- United States, 2008-2009
Posted 1/20/2009

2008 HAN Messages

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-15: CDC Issues Interim Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Antiviral Medications in the Setting of Oseltamivir Resistance among Circulating Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses
Posted 12/19/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-14: First Confirmed Case of Influenza (B) for the 2008-2009 Influenza Season
Posted 12/4/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-13: Rabies Vaccine Supply is Limited--Update as of August 22, 2008
Posted 8/25/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-12: UPDATE Changes in Ordering Procedures for Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Posted 8/15/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-11: Changes in Vaccine Ordering Procedures for Rabies Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
Posted 8/13/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-10: Temporary Decrease in Human Rabies Vaccine Supplies
Posted 6/20/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-9: Potential Exposure to Lead in Artificial Turf
Posted 6/18/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-8: CDC Alert on Adverse Effects Associated with Consuming "Total Body Formula" and "Total Body Mega Formula"
Posted 4/15/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-7: Measles Outbreaks in the United States: Public health preparedness, control and response in healthcare settings and the community
Posted 4/3/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-6: Increase Pertussis Activity & Press Release
Posted 3/14/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-5: CDC Health Advisory on Ricin
Posted 3/3/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-4: Influenza Antiviral Use for Persons at High Risk for Influenza Complications or Who Have Severe Influenza Illness
Posted 2/29/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-3: Important Safety Information -- Revised Directions for Using Rabies Immune Globulin (Human), HyperRABT S/D in Fixed Needle 2 mL Pre-filled Syringe
Posted 2/27/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-2: Potential Health Effects Associated with Hydrazine and Satellite Re-entry
Posted 2/20/2008

DPHHS HAN ADVISORY 2008-1: Influenza-Associated Pediatric Mortality and Staphylococcus aureus Co-infection
 Posted 1/31/2008

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