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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Resources for both the public and providers are available on the National Cervical Cancer Coalition website. The Virtual Immunization Communication Network is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 (2:00 pm ET/ 11:00 am PT) which will focus on HPV vaccine and the important role that healthcare providers... Read More »

HPV-Impact Update, Winter 2014

In this issue: Thank You Cervical Pre-cancer Now Reportable in Alameda County Snapshot of the California HPV-Impact Project HPV Vaccine in the News Who Should Get the Vaccine and How You Can Help HPV-Impact Update 2014 Infographic       ... Read More »

CDC’s Top Ten

CDC reviews the top five health concerns in 2013 and previews the five health threats that loom for 2014. Preventing cancer in the US by vaccinating preteens and teens against HPV is one of CDC’s priorities for this year.... Read More »

Under Surveillance XIII Wrap-up

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, the California Emerging Infections Program hosted its 13th annual Under Surveillance symposium at the Elihu Harris Staff Office Building in downtown Oakland. Laboratorians, public health staff, nurses, and many other collaborators in the Bay Area and beyond attended this event. This year’s symposium set an all-time record for enrollment and... Read More »

Under Surveillance XIII: Emerging Infections in California

November 19, 2013 • 8:30 am to 1:00 pm Elihu Harris State Office Building Oakland, CA Please join us for our 13th annual symposium, Under Surveillance 2013: Emerging Infections in California. Presentation topics include emerging respiratory viruses, electronic communicable disease reporting, Valley Fever, and an update on HPV. This FREE event is designed for laboratorians,... Read More »

CEIP Sentinel Newsletter, Fall 2013

In this issue: CDC with ASM Develops Standard Operating Procedures for Laboratorians for the Prevention of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease Update on Healthcare­ Associated Community ­Onset Methicillin­ Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Risk Factor Study CEIP Isolate Use Info Graphic Upcoming Events CEIP Presentations Download CEIP Sentinel Fall 2013 (PDF)... Read More »

Cervical Pre-cancer Reportable

As of September 23, 2013, high-grade cervical pre-cancer in adult women is reportable in Alameda County. Read more on our HPV Laboratory Reporting Page.... Read More »

CEIP Sentinel Newsletter, Summer 2013

In this issue: The Scoop on Poop: Transplantations Clostridium difficile Infection C. difficile Infection Infographic Haemophilus haemolyticus: An Overlooked Bacterial Species Causing Invasive Disease 2012-­2013 Influenza Season: An Overview FoodNet’s Annual MMWR Summary & 2012 US Food Safety Progress Report US Food Safety Progress Report Download CEIP Sentinel Summer 2013 (PDF)... Read More »