Health Alerts and Advisories

​Sacramento County Public Health keeps its partners informed of communicable disease outbreaks, emerging infectious diseases, and other conditions of public health concern through health alerts and advisories. Health alerts and advisories are transmitted to appropriate partners through the California Health Alert Network (CAHAN) and posted below.

Health Alerts and Advisories

Influenza Health Advisory​  4/19/22

Patients with Foodborne Illnesses​  4/14/22

Revised COVID-19 Laboratory Reporting Requirements​  4/7/22

Revised Mandate: Report COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Deaths, and Outbreaks  2/14/22

COVID-19 Therapeutics Update - Paxlovoid & Molnupiravir | CDPH Health Alert 12/28/21

COVID-19 Whole Genome Sequencing for Variants of Concern  12/2/21

Health Considerations among Arrivals from Afghanistan - Hepatitis A  11/18/21
[DHHS Guidance | Hepatitis A Quicksheet | Hepatitis A PEP Quicksheet]

Influenza Health Advisory  11/3/21

Reporting COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Deaths 9/24/21

Health Considerations among Arrivals from Afghanistan 9/14/21
[DHHS Guidance | CDPH Advisory | CDPH Guidance]

COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting  8/4/21

COVID-19 Update: Outbreak Reporting, Masking and Testing Requirements  7/27/21

CRAB Health Advisory and FAQ  7/20/21

Updated Testing Guidance for COVID-19  6/8/21

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Update  4/27/21

Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Update  4/13/21

Influenza Health Advisory - End Influenza Season  4/9/21

COVID-19 Vaccine Update  3/9/21

COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance Update  2/15/21

Information on Availability of Point of Care Antigen Tests for COVID-19 and BinaxNOW COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Kit Guidance  12/31/20

COVID-19 Vaccine Information  12/29/20

COVID-19 Quarantine Guidelines Update  12/15/20

COVID-19 Testing Capacity Updates to Long Term Care Facilities  12/4/20

Wound Botulism Health Advisory  12/3/20

COVID-19 Update: Reporting and Masks  11/28/20

Influenza Health Advisory  10/13/20

Updated Guidance for Long Term Care Facilities  7/27/20

Information to Share with COVID-19 Positive Patients 7/14/20
     Isolation OrderQuarantine Order 

COVID-19 Testing Capacity Long Term Care Facility Update  7/9/20

COVID-19 Reporting Requirements Update  6/26/20

COVID-19 Reporting Requirements  6/23/20

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  6/12/20

Updated Guidance for Testing Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Residents and Health Care Personnel (HCP)  6/10/20

FAQs on Sacramento County Public Health's Guidelines for Testing in Long Term Care Facilities  5/14/2020

Guidelines for Testing Incoming and Existing Residents of Long Term Care Facilities and Staff and Attachment 5/09/20

Guidance for Release of Persons with Supected or Confirmed COVID-19 from Transmission-Based Precautions and Isolation  5/09/20

COVID-19 Guidance for Release from Isolation of Residents at Long-Term Care Facilities  5/04/20

COVID-19 Guidance for Long Term Care Facilities  4/10/20

COVID-19 Discharge from Hospitals to Long Term Care Facilities  4/9/20

COVID-19 Reporting Requirements  4/3/2020

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing  3/24/2020

COVID-19 Laboratory Prioritization Advisory - Update  3/19/20

COVID-19 Laboratory Prioritization Advisory - Update  3/16/20

COVID-19 Laboratory Prioritization Advisory - Update  3/11/20

COVID-19 Laboratory Testing Guidance  3/6/20

COVID-19 Respirators and Visitors  3/4/20

COVID-19 Cruises to Mexico  3/3/20

COVID-19 Updated Persons Under Investigation (PUI) Criteria  2/27/20

Influenza Health Advisory  2/21/20

COVID-19 Health Alert  2/21/20

COVID-19 - Laboratory Testing Guidance  2/13/20

Update and Interim Guidance on Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) (CDC) 2/2/20

2019 Novel Coronavirus - Updates and Guidance  1/31/20

2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan, China - Updates and Interim Guidance  1/21/20

Updated Child Care and School Immunization Regulations 1/3/2020

Influenza Health Advisory  11/1/19

Advisory on Title 17 Updates  10/4/19

Influenza Health Advisory  10/1/19

Methyl Mercury in Skin Creams Health Alert  9/9/19

Mosquito-Borne Diseases Health Advisory  9/3/19

Mercury in Skin Creams Health Alert (CDPH)  8/2019

Cannabis Vaping Health Advisory  8/20/19

Updated CDC Tuberculosis Screening Recommendations for Health Care Personnel (HCP) and Nationwide Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Test Antigens (CDPH)  8/16/19

Advisory on SB 1152 Update  7/29/19

Measles Health Advisory  5/24/19

Influenza Health Advisory - Lifting Masking Mandate  4/30/19

Measles Health Advisory  4/30/19

Measles Health Alert

Recommendations for Measles Case Identification, Measles Control, and Measles Case and Contact Investigations (CDPH)

Measles Clinical Guidance: Identification and Testing of Suspect Measles Cases (CDPH) 4/19 (updated)

Influenza Health Advisory - Masking Mandate Remains in Effect  3/29/19

Influenza Season Continues with an Increase in Influenza A(H3N2) Activity (CDC)  3/28/19

Update: Widespread Outbreaks of Hepatitis A among People Who Use Drugs and People Experiencing Homelessness across the United States (CDC)  3/5/19

Measles Health Alert  3/22/19

Measles Health Advisory  2/7/19

Measles Health Advisory  1/2/19


Sacramento County Division of Public Health
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