Resources for Providers and Patients

November-December 2018

Facebook LinkIn  Tweeter mail  Print  Print

 

Take advantage of a variety of clinician and patient education resources including new typhus patient education materials, updated "cover your cough" and hand-washing flyers, the updated LA Quits tobacco cessation website, and a flyer that clinicians can use to refer patients to the County of Los Angeles Substance Abuse Service Helpline. Resources are free of charge and available for order and/or online.

 

Typhus FAQ

Flea-borne Typhus FAQs – Flyer

Information on flea-borne typhus, including disease transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

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

Visit the DPH Flea-borne Typhus webpage for additional resources including a health alert, press releases, and testing recommendations.

 

Flea FAQ

Flea Prevention FAQs – Flyer

Information on fleas and flea-borne typhus, including how fleas spread and how to prevent exposure.

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

Visit the DPH Flea-borne Typhus webpage for additional resources including a health alert, press releases, and testing recommendations.

 

Typhus Downtown LA Flyer

Typhus Prevention for Communities with Cases - Flyer

Information for residents about local flea-borne typhus cases, typhus symptoms, prevention tips, clinics, and how to report problems with rats.

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

Visit the DPH Flea-borne Typhus webpage for additional resources including a health alert, press releases, and testing recommendations.

 

Cover your Cough flyer

Cover Your Cough Fall Campaign - Flyer

Information on cough etiquette, facemasks, and hand-washing.

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

Submit an order form to request print copies.

Visit the DPH Communicable Disease Education Materials webpage for additional respiratory disease resources.

 

 

Fall Handwashing Flyer

Handwashing Fall Campaign- Flyer

Information on handwashing and the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers.

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

Submit an order form to request print copies.

Visit the DPH Communicable Disease Education Materials webpage for additional respiratory disease resources.

 

 

LA Quits Website

LA Quits Tobacco Cessation – Website
Includes information on vaping and marijuana

Updated website to help people stop smoking and stay tobacco-free, which also addresses vaping and marijuana. Includes information and video tips that are tailored to the stages of behavior change. Provides links to tobacco cessation resources, as well as social support resources to address smoking triggers and social determinants of health.

Visit laquits.com.

 

 

Substance Abuse Service Helpline Brochure

Substance Abuse Service Helpline - Brochure

Information on the County of Los Angeles Substance Abuse Service Helpline (844-804-7500), which is available 24 hours a day. Includes information regarding substance use disorder treatment services, including eligibility for no-cost services.

Trifold Brochure (8.5" x 11"). English and Spanish.

Visit the DPH Substance Use Disorder Prevention webpage for additional resources including toolkits, flyers, and videos.

 

 

"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

 

Subscribe to Rx for Prevention button


Rx for Prevention, 2018
November-December;8(6).


Published: November 15, 2018