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Resources for Providers and Patients

September 2019

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View recent releases from DPH: a flyer addressing frequently asked questions about vaping, a provider- and patient-focused website with resources for preventing and treating perinatal hepatitis B, a new website outlining safe practices related to aesthetic treatments, and a flyer to help patients prepare for and cope with emergencies and disasters.

 

Vaping FAQs

Vaping - FAQs

Addresses common questions regarding vaping including the safety of e-cigarettes, whether e-cigarettes are effective smoking cessation aids, symptoms of severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette use, and resources for quitting smoking and vaping.

Patient Education Flyer (8.5" x 11") English

For additional information regarding vaping, visit https://laquits.com/vaping/

 

 

 

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention - Website

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention - Website

Provider- and patient-focused webpages featuring various perinatal hepatitis B prevention, testing, and treatment resources including:

Guidelines for Providers
Pediatric  Prenatal  Labor and Delivery

Updates for Providers
Pediatric  Prenatal

Infographic Flyer (8.5" x 11")
English  Chinese  Korean  Spanish  Vietnamese

Protect Your Baby from Hepatitis Tri-Fold (8.5" x 11")
English  Chinese  Korean  Spanish  Vietnamese

Visit: http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/ip/perinatalhepb_home.htm

 

 

 

Safety Information about Aesthetic Treatments - Website

Safety Information about Aesthetic Treatments - Website

New DPH website that provides safety information regarding aesthetic treatments, such as botulinum toxin injections, dermal fillers, microdermabrasion, and vitamin infusions.

Includes infection control information and safety advice for patients, general safe injections recommendations for providers, and guidance regarding nine common aesthetic treatments that puncture the skin.

Visit http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/acd/SafeInjections/AestheticTreatments.htm  

 

Handling Stress & Fear during Emergencies:

Handling Stress & Fear during Emergencies: Steps to Cope and Prepare for Disasters – Flyer

Information for patients about how to prepare for emergencies and manage stress, anxiety, and fear during natural or human-made disasters.

Patient Education Flyer (8.5" x 11") English  Spanish

 

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

July 2019: Specimen collection for common vaccine preventable diseases, STD facts, scabies FAQs, and safe pain management website.

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

 

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Rx for Prevention, 2019
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Published: September 23, 2019

 

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