Advisories and Alerts for Healthcare Providers

Current and Past Health Advisories and Alerts

Past health advisories and alerts are archived for historical purposes and are not being maintained or updated.

COVID-19: Revised Quarantine Guidance - December 7, 2020

COVID-19: Bamlanivimab Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID - available from DOH - November 23, 2020

COVID-19: Review of Isolation & Quarantine Recommendations - November 12, 2020

COVID-19 Isolation Management for Schools, Workplaces, and Childcare - October 14, 2020

COVID-19: Management for K-12 Schools with In-Person Learning - September 10, 2020

COVID-19: Return to Work for Healthcare Workers, Isolation While Awaiting Test Results, and Transfers to Long-Term Care Facilities - August 14, 2020

COVID-19: Release from Isolation & Return to Work for Healthcare Worker Guidance Updated Recommendations - July 23, 2020

COVID-19: Laboratory Capacity Update - July 14, 2020

COVID-19: Updated Testing Guidance, Return to Work Guidance, and Isolation Facility Information - July 8, 2020

COVID-19: Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Children - May 12, 2020

COVID-19: Extended Home Isolation Period, Updates to Specimen Collection & Handling - May 6, 2020

COVID-19: Update to Testing Guidance, Return to Work, and Utility of Serology Testing, New Resources - April 30

COVID-19: Update to Healthcare Worker Management & Masks - April 8, 2020

COVID-19: COVID-19: Testing and Isolation/Quarantine Update - March 20, 2020

COVID-19: Precautions and Testing Update - March 13, 2020

COVID-19: New Testing Options and Guidance for Suspected COVID-19 - March 6, 2020

COVID-19: New Testing Option Available for Suspected COVID-19 - March 4, 2020

Novel Coronavirus: COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Clinical Evaluation Update - February 28, 2020

EVALI Update: E-Cigarette or Vaping-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI) - February 13, 2020

Novel Coronavirus: Update: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China - February 13, 2020

Novel Coronavirus: Update: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China - January 31, 2020

Novel Coronavirus: 2019-nCoV Respiratory Infection in Wuhan City, China and Snohomish County - January 22, 2020

Pertussis: Increase in Pertussis Cases Observed in Spokane County - December 6, 2019

Hepatitis A: Outbreak Among Persons Who Use Drugs and Persons Experiencing Homelessness - November 22, 2019

Vaping-Associated Lung Injury: Updated Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers - October 17, 2019

Vaping-Associated Lung Injury: Acute Pulmonary Illnesses Related to Vaping/E-Cigarette Use - September 16, 2019

West Nile Virus: Potential for Human West Nile Virus Cases in Washington - September 16, 2019

Flu Vaccination: ACIP Recommendations for Influenza Vaccine for the 2019-20 Season - September 16, 2019

Severe Lung Illness: CDC Urges Reporting of Unexplained Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Illness - August 20, 2019

MERS: MERS in Saudi Arabia and Potential for Travel-associated Cases - August 12, 2019

Hepatitis A: Outbreak of Hepatitis A Infections Among Persons Who Use Drugs and Persons Experiencing Homelessness - August 2, 2019

Wildfire: Recommendations & Resources for Wildfire Season - July 12, 2019

Hepatitis A: Outbreak of Hepatitis A Infections Among Persons Who Use Drugs and Persons Experiencing Homelessness - June 6, 2019

Measles: Adult MMR Recommendations - May 28, 2019

Measles: New Confirmed Measles Cases with SeaTac Exposures - May 15, 2019

HIV: Washington healthcare providers urged to take action to help prevent HIV - May 15, 2019

Measles: Updated Guidance Related to Clark County, WA Measles Outbreak - Feb. 4, 2019

Measles: Outbreak in Clark County, WA - Jan. 17, 2019

Pertussis: Pertussis Alert for Healthcare Providers - Nov. 14, 2018

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Increase in suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in WA - Oct. 11, 2018

Hepatitis B: Increase in Acute Hepatitis B Cases - Oct. 3, 2018

Flu: ACIP Recommendations for Influenza Vaccine for the 2018-19 Season - Sept. 12, 2018

West Nile Virus: West Nile Virus Identified in Spokane-area Mosquitoes - Aug. 17, 2018

Zika: Updated Guidelines for Men With Possible Zika Exposure Who Plan to Conceive With Their Partner - Aug. 10, 2018

Hepatitis A: National Outbreaks of Hepatitis A Infections Among Persons Who Use Drugs and Persons Experiencing Homelessness - June 14, 2018

Tuberculosis: Increased Tuberculosis Cases - March 6, 2018