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This section communicates updates and information pertinent to the medical community. Information and pages will be added, as needed, to address public
health issues. 
Reportable Diseases - Information & How to Report
Influenza - Flu
  Kane County Weekly Flu
  Monitoring Reports
are posted
  on main flu page HERE
Meningitis
Pertussis  
Tuberculosis
8-12-13  Notice to Healthcare Providers and Public Health Officials: Updated Guidance for the Evaluation of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)  CDC
8-12-13  Specialty Compounding Sterile Products: FDA Alert - Bacterial Infections - Update:
Specialty Compounding, LLC has announced a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of unexpired sterile products.

FDA  
7-25-13  Investigation of an Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis in the United States  CDC 
6-7-13  Notice to Health Care Providers: Updated Guidelines for Evaluation of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)  CDC
6-7-13  MMWR  Update: Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) — Worldwide, 2012–2013
3-8-13  Notice to Health Care Providers: Updated Guidelines for Evaluation of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with a Novel Coronavirus
 
Additional Pages on this Website & Useful Information for Healthcare Providers:
Communicable Disease
Epidemiology
Immunizations 
IDPH Immunization Website
State of Illinois Administrative Code for Public Health
State of Illinois Administrative Code for Communicable Diseases
Tobacco Resources for the Medical Community (CDC)
West Nile Virus Surveillance in Kane County
Please note new 2012 law:
The new Certificate of Child Health Examination Form has been changed to accommodate:
Tdap requirement; New blood test for TB (remember the health care provider decides if the test is needed); Gathering information regarding asthma
 State law requires the use of this form for school physicals and physicals for children
  enrolled in licensed daycare.   
State of IL Certificate of Child Health Exam Form pdf