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CDC Issues Health Advisory About Influenza

Influenza activity remains high across the United States, according to a health alert recently issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC notes that the season is likely to last several more weeks and continues to recommend antiviral medications for influenza treatment, regardless of whether a patient received the influenza vaccine.

Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 7-12

Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice, and support to causes they care about in their hospital and community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change.

Points of Light is the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, helping millions of volunteers change the world. During National Volunteer Week, CHA encourages hospitals to celebrate the impact your volunteers have made in your hospital and community. 

CDPH Issues Health Advisory About Measles Cases

A new health advisory from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds providers to be aware of potential measles cases, as 16 cases have been reported in California since Jan. 1. CDPH notes that providers should not rule out a measles diagnosis based solely on patients reporting they previously received a measles immunization.

Authors
  • Gail Blanchard-Saiger
    Vice President & Counsel, Labor & Employment