HAI Health Alerts

Page last updated 5/23/2024.

CAHAN (California Health Alert Network) San Diego facilitates confidential communication between public health and safety agencies and the San Diego County medical community to ensure rapid identification of and response to unusual disease events, including known or suspected disease clusters, outbreaks, and possible acts of bioterrorism. To view previous alerts, visit our CAHAN San Diego Alerts webpage. To receive alerts, subscribe to CAHAN San Diego.

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San Diego HAI (Healthcare-Associated Infections) Health Alerts

Health Advisory—May 20

Health Advisory: Discontinuation of Ciprofloxacin for Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), San Diego County

Health Advisory—April 24

Health Advisory: Botulism-like Illness After Cosmetic Injections

Health Advisory—April 1, 2024

Second Measles Case in San Diego County for 2024    

Health Advisory—March 22, 2024

Health Advisory Update #2: Candida auris in San Diego County

Health Advisory—February 27, 2024

Increase in Tuberculosis in San Diego County

Health Advisory—February 2, 2024

First Measles Case in San Diego County, since 2019

Health Advisory—January 12, 2024

Outbreak of Norovirus Disease linked to Consumption of Raw Oysters

Health Advisory—November 22, 2023

Pertussis Increasing in San Diego County

Health Advisory—May 16, 2023

Increased Hepatitis A Cases Associated with Homelessness, Drug Use in San Diego County

Potential Risk for Mpox Resurgence

Health Advisory—April 7, 2023

Elevated Norovirus Activity in California

Health Advisory— February 28, 2023

Increase in Extensively Drug-Resistant Shigellosis in the United States

Health Advisory—February 10, 2023

Increase in Hepatitis A Virus Infections including Persons Experiencing Homelessness in San Diego County

Health Advisory—February 3, 2023

Outbreak of Extensively Drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Associated with EzriCare Artifical Tears

Health Alert—October 13, 2022

Increasing Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Disease in San Diego County

Health Advisory—September 28, 2021

Candida auris detected in San Diego County facilities

Health Update—February 23, 2021

Ongoing Risk of Highly Drug-Resistant Infections in Patients Following Hospitalization or Invasive Procedures in Mexico

Health Advisory—November 19, 2019

Ongoing Risk of Highly Drug-Resistant Infections in Patients Following Hospitalization or Invasive Procedures in Tijuana, Mexico    

Health Advisory—June 13, 2019

Candida auris Detected in California Healthcare Facilities

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CAHAN HAI/ Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Health Advisories

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health Alert Network

Health Update—December 20, 2022

Important Updates on COVID-19 Therapeutics for Treatment and Prevention

 

For more information, contact the San Diego HAI program through our contact form, via e-mail at phs.hai.hhsa@sdcounty.ca.gov, or call the Epidemiology Unit at (619) 692-8499.