Resources for Providers and Patients

September-October 2018

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Take advantage of a variety of clinician and patient educational resources including new provider toolkits on pertussis, measles, and mumps; respiratory disease prevention flyers; and a poster alerting emergency department and other health care providers of possible contamination of black tar heroin with Clostridium botulinum. All resources are available online and are free of charge.

 

Pertussis checklist

Pertussis - Provider Toolkit

Provides step-by-step guidance for evaluating patients suspected to have pertussis and addresses various topics including pertussis prevention, symptoms, laboratory testing, reporting, post-exposure prophylaxis, and treatment.

Fact Sheet for Clinicians

Checklist for Clinicians

Assessment Form for Clinicians (use in lieu of standard Confidential Morbidity Report/CMR form)

Fact Sheet for Patients

Visit the DPH Immunization Resources for Providers webpage to download additional toolkits and other immunization resources for providers.  

 

Measles checklist

Measles - Provider Toolkit

Provides step-by-step guidance for evaluating patients suspected to have measles and addresses various topics including measles prevention, symptoms, laboratory testing, reporting, post-exposure prophylaxis, and treatment.

Fact Sheet for Clinicians

Checklist for Clinicians

Fact Sheet for Patients

Visit the DPH Immunization Resources for Providers webpage to download additional toolkits and other immunization resources for providers.  

 

 

Mumps checklist

Mumps - Provider Toolkit

Provides step-by-step guidance for evaluating patients suspected to have mumps and addresses various topics including mumps prevention, symptoms, laboratory testing, reporting, post-exposure prophylaxis, and treatment.

Fact Sheet for Clinicians

Checklist for Clinicians

Fact Sheet for Patients

Visit the DPH Immunization Resources for Providers webpage to download additional toolkits and other immunization resources for providers.  

 

 

Cover your Cough flyer

Cover Your Cough - Flyer

Flyer with respiratory hygiene tips to prevent the spread of germs. Includes information and visuals regarding cough etiquette, facemasks, and hand-washing.

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

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Visit the DPH Communicable Disease Education Materials webpage to download this flyer and other respiratory disease resources.

 

 

Handwashing flyer

Handwashing - Flyer

Flyer with visuals that show the steps for effective handwashing to prevent the spread of germs. Also includes instructions for use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers when soap and water are not available.

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

Click the image to view.

Visit the DPH Communicable Disease Education Materials webpage to download this flyer and other respiratory disease resources.

 

 

Wound Botulism flyer

Wound Botulism – Poster
for Emergency Departments and Health Care Providers

Poster warning about contamination of black tar heroin with Clostridium botulinum. Includes information regarding symptoms, risk factors, and antitoxin and lists phone numbers for local health departments.

Poster (8.5" x 11")

Click the image to view.

Visit the DPH Botulism webpage for additional information, resources, and updates.

 

 

 

"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