Friday, Jan 25, 2013

On 1/11/2013, the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) issued an updated advisory due to increased influenza activity locally and nationally:   http://www.sfcdcp.org/document.html?id=771

Situational Update
Based on CDPH surveillance data as of 01/5/2013, statewide influenza activity is characterized as Regional #.  Influenza A seasonal (H3) is the predominant strain and Influenza 2009 A (H1) and B are also circulating.  For CDPH surveillance updates see: http://cdph.ca.gov/programs/dcdc/Pages/CaliforniaInfluenzaSurveillanceProject.aspx

Vaccination and good infection control practices remain the best prevention strategies.

Visit the SFDPH website influenza page: http://sfcdcp.org/flu

For Health Care Providers, visit: http://www.sfcdcp.org/healthalerts.html.