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Resources for Providers and Patients

May 2019

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Take advantage of a variety of clinician and patient education resources including measles posters and FAQs, a new environmental health toolkit, several mosquito-borne disease prevention materials, and an Ebola Virus Disease fact sheet. All resources are available online and are free of charge.

 

Measles posters for health facilities and patients

Measles Posters for Health Facilities and Patients

Posters to educate patients and staff about measles and a sign to post outside entrances to health care facilities.

Posters (8.5" x 11"). English and Spanish - other languages coming soon 

Click the image to view the posters in the healthcare provider section of the DPH measles webpage 

 

Measles – FAQ

Measles FAQs and Measles Health Officer Order FAQ

Information on measles updated for the current outbreak including disease transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Also an FAQ regarding the health officer order for measles.

Flyers (8.5" x 11"). Multiple languages 

Click the image to view. 

 

Community Resources for Environmental Health – Toolkit

Community Resources for Environmental Health – Toolkit

Online toolkit with information and resources regarding local environmental health issues including mold, lead-based paint, asbestos, air pollution, issues with rodents, and mosquito-borne diseases.

The site is divided into three sections: problems in the home, problems in the community, and environmental equity, which focuses on how one’s neighborhood may shape health.

Resources include English-language and Spanish-language patient education materials, data and reports, and links to County programs that offer information and services to residents.

Click the image to view or visit www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/eh/community.

 

 

Saint Louis Encephalitis – FAQ

Saint Louis Encephalitis – FAQ

Information on Saint Louis Encephalitis (SLE) including disease transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Flyer (8.5" x 11"). English   Spanish - coming soon 

Click the image to view.

Visit the DPH Saint Louis Encephalitis webpage for additional information including a press release announcing the first case of SLE in LA County since 1997, a health alert, and testing and reporting guidance.

 

Preventing Mosquito-borne Diseases– Infographic

Preventing Mosquito-borne Diseases– Infographic

Low-text infographic that lists three simple steps that residents can take to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

Flyer (8.5" x 11"). English/Spanish

Click the image to view.

Visit the “It’s Not Just a Bite” webpage to download a digital campaign toolkit with additional flyers, posters, FAQs, and videos regarding prevention of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases that can spread in LA County.

 

Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors – Infographic

Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors – Infographic

Low-text infographic that lists items to bring when enjoying the outdoors, including sunscreen and mosquito repellent.

Flyer (8.5" x 11"). English/Spanish

Click the image to view.

Visit the “It’s Not Just a Bite” webpage to download a digital campaign toolkit with additional flyers, posters, FAQs, and videos regarding prevention of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases that can spread in LA County.

 

Guidance for Employers and Healthcare Personnel Working in Ebola Areas – Fact Sheet

Guidance for Employers and Healthcare Personnel Working in Ebola Areas – Fact Sheet

Fact sheet that describes recommended actions for healthcare personnel (HCP) who plan to work in Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak areas, HCP who are returning from work in EVD outbreak areas, and employers of HCP returning from these areas. Includes preventive steps, reporting information, and resources.

Fact sheet (8.5" x 11")

Download here or click the image to view.

Visit the DPH Ebola webpage for additional resources including health alerts/advisories, screening forms, and infection control guidelines.

 

"DPH Resources for Providers and Patients" featured in Rx for Prevention:

May 2019: Measles, Environmental Health, Mosquito-borne Disease, and Ebola Virus Disease.

November 2018: Flea-borne Typhus, Respiratory Disease Prevention, Tobacco Cessation, and Substance Use Disorder Services.

September 2018: Provider toolkits on Pertussis, Measles, and Mumps, and print materials on Respiratory Disease Prevention and Contamination of Black Tar Heroin with Clostridium Botulinum

July 2018: Extreme Heat, Syphilis, Tuberculosis, Wound Botulism, Carbapanem-Resistant Enterobacteriacea materials, Infection Control Guidelines for Visitors to Health Care Settings, and links to Licensed and Certified Health Facilities

May 2018: Mosquito Abatement, West Nile Virus, and Zika Virus print materials

March 2018: Health Professionals’ Web Portal

January 2018: Cannabis and Antibiotic Awareness materials

November 2017: TB Testing and Treatment, Hepatitis A, Climate Change, Exide, and Zika materials