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South Carolina Health Alert Network

Public Health Notifications - 2010 Archives

This page lists the 2010 archives of health alerts of public health importance. They are provided by the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Health Alert: conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention.

Health Advisory: provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action.

Health Update: provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; unlikely to require immediate action.

If you are a public health professional interested in receiving health notifications from the South Carolina Health Alert Network, please contact Shana Dorsey, HAN Coordinator at 803-898-0431 or email SCHAN@dhec.sc.gov.

  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 12/13/2010)
    Increases in Early Syphilis, HIV and Co-Morbidity Diagnoses and Medical and Case Management Recommendations in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley Counties [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 11/19/2010)
    Cholera Outbreak in Haiti: Heightened awareness for possible travel-associated cases [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 11/18/2010)
    Interim Guidance on the Use of Influenza Antiviral Agents During the 2010-11 Influenza Season [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Health Update (posted: 09/29/2010)
    2010-2011 SC Influenza Surveillance [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Advisory (posted: 08/05/2010)
    Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Virus Infections [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 08/05/2010)
    Increase in Cryptosporidiosis in Richland and Lexington Counties: Recreational Water-Association [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 07/22/2010)
    Dengue fever: Clinical Presentation, Laboratory Diagnosis and Case Reporting [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Health Update (posted: 07/06/2010)
    Pertussis Cases Continue to Increase in SC [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Health Update (posted: 07/01/2010)
    Influenza Hospitalization and Death Reporting [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 06/23/2010)
    Termination of the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of Medical Products and Devices [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 06/08/2010)
    Pertussis Cases Increasing, Especially Among Infants [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 06/07/2010)
    Scabies Outbreak in South Carolina [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 06/01/2010)
    Early Syphilis Outbreak Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Greenville County, SC/ Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow-Up Guidelines/ Case Reporting [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Advisory (posted: 06/01/2010)
    Healthcare Professionals Warned Not To Use Certain Intravenous Metronidazole, Ondansetron, and Ciprofloxacin Due To Potential Contamination [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Advisory (posted: 05/13/2010)
    Potential for Q Fever Infection Among Travelers Returning from Iraq and the Netherlands [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Advisory (posted: 04/27/2010)
    Potential for Dengue Infection Among Relief Workers Returning from Haiti [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 04/06/2010)
    MedImmune Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Nasal Spray Vaccine Change in Expiration Dates for Certain Lots [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 04/05/2010)
    Reports of Mumps Cases in South Carolina [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 03/31/2010)
    2009 H1N1 Influenza Update for Providers: Vaccinations, Testing Criteria and Specimen Submission [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 03/30/2010)
    MedImmune Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Nasal Spray Vaccine Change in Expiration Dates for Certain Lots LOTS NOW EXPIRED [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 03/26/2010)
    Update of Pertussis cases in Aiken County [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 03/23/2010)
    Use of a Reduced (4-Dose) Vaccine Schedule for Postexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Human Rabies [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Alert (posted: 03/23/2010)
    Recommendation to Temporarily Suspend Usage of GlaxoSmithKline Rotarix (Rotavirus) Vaccine [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Advisory (posted: 03/11/2010)
    MARCH 2010, Notice to Providers Concerning Potential Cases of Mumps During a Multi-State Outbreak [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 02/26/2010)
    Increased Norovirus/Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Institutional Settings: Prevention & Control Guidelines [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC and DHEC Update (posted: 02/02/2010)
    (1) Sanofi Pasteur Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Vaccine in Pre-Filled Syringes — Shortened Shelf Life of Certain Lots (50 lots) AND (2) Sanofi Pasteur Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Vaccine in Prefilled Syringes Voluntary Recall – Follow-up Vaccine Return Information (6 lots) [view notification (pdf)]
  • CDC Update (posted: 02/01/2010)
    Non-Safety-Related Voluntary RECALL of Unused Doses from Certain Lots of Sanofi Pasteur H1N1 Vaccine in Pre-Filled Syringes [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Advisory (posted: 01/20/2010)
    Increased Norovirus/Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Institutional Settings: Prevention & Control Guidelines [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 01/14/2010)
    2009 H1N1 Update for Providers: Vaccinations, Specimen Submission and Testing Criteria [view notification (pdf)]
  • DHEC Update (posted: 01/11/2010)
    MedImmune Monovalent 2009 (H1N1) Influenza Nasal Spray Vaccine — Change in Expiration Date for Certain Lots [view notification (pdf)]