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Tags: notifiable diseases

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May 10, 2021

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The Alberta Immunization Policy outlines the policies for the provision of publicly-funded immunizations in Alberta. It contains a complete listing of vaccines and biologicals that are publicly-funded and indications for their use. PLEASE NOTE: These policies and documents are revised as new...


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May 6, 2021

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the reporting of COVID-19 as a notifiable disease. Includes a case definition and reporting requirements for the disease. The guidelines were developed by Alberta Health with input and advice from...


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April 14, 2021

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Information on the number of confirmed farmed herds or flocks affected by reportable and notifiable diseases in Alberta. Reportable diseases are those that are a serious threat to public health or animal health and can cause serious economic, political and social impacts to the livestock industry...


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December 1, 2020

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of streptococcal disease group A invasive as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease...


Views: 1578
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October 29, 2020

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This annual summary highlights key findings on the incidence of communicable diseases in Alberta. Requirements for reporting communicable diseases are mandated by the Communicable Diseases Regulation, under the Public Health Act. Alberta Health participates in the collection, analysis and...


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October 27, 2020

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Each year around the globe the influenza virus causes a significant burden on health care systems and society in general. This annual summary provides statistics and analysis of influenza activity in Alberta for the given season and includes a provincial overview, influenza activity by health...


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August 27, 2020

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Information for health professionals on the use of Fluzone® high-dose influenza vaccine.


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August 27, 2020

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Influenza is a vaccine-preventable disease which leads to many hospitalizations and deaths in Alberta each year. This document provides guidance for the delivery of influenza immunization services for the 2020-21 season during COVID-19, and assists health practitioners with measures to reduce...


Views: 7622
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June 12, 2020

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Influenza is a vaccine-preventable disease which leads to many hospitalizations and deaths in Alberta each year. The elderly, the very young, pregnant women and those living with chronic or immune-compromising conditions are particularly vulnerable . The goal of Alberta’s Influenza Immunization...


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May 31, 2020

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Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended Alberta practices for the reporting of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) as a notifiable disease. Includes a case definition and reporting requirements for the disease. The guidelines were...