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Physicians' update

The Physicians' Update is a regular publication by the Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer and contains the latest practice-related information for general practitioners and nurse practitioners across the Vancouver health region.

Physicians' Update - September 21, 2018 - Influenza Vaccine Campaign 2018-2019 Bulletin #1

Physicians' Update - September 18, 2018 - Measles Case at the Skookum Fesitval and Other Sites in VCH

Physicians' Update - August 17, 2018 - Measles Cases in the Lower Mainland

Physicians' Update - July 27, 2018 - Recalled DTP Vaccines in China

Physicians' Update - July 11, 2018  - Vaccine Ordering and Distribution Update

Physicians' Update - June 27, 2018  - Vaccine Ordering and Distribution Update

Physicians' Update - April 17, 2018 - Immunization Update

Physicians' Update - February 21, 2018 - HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Physicians' Update - December 15, 2017 - Meningococcal Outbreak in Interior Health

Physicians' Update - November 6, 2017 - Influenza Campaign

Physicians' Update - September 29, 2017 - Influenza Campaign

Physicians' Update - September 1, 2017 - Hepatitis A alert 

Physicians' Update - August 8, 2017

Physicians' Update - August 4, 2017

Physicians' Update - July 12, 2017 - Opioid overdose, mumps and increase in Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease

Physicians' Update - January 20, 2017 - Influenza has increased sharply. Please continue to offer influenza vaccine and organize early treatment for those at high risk of complications.

Physicians' Update - October 31, 2016 - Influenza vaccine campaign 2016-2017: Update #3
Physicians' Update - October 14, 2016 - Outbreak of Listeria Monocytogenes cases linked to Foody World, Richmond
Physicians' Update - October 5, 2016 - Partial supply of influenza vaccine available early
Physicians' Update - September 22, 2016 - Enterovirus D68
Physicians' Update - September 14, 2016 - Influenza vaccine campaign 2016-2017: Bulletin #1
Physicians' Update - May 20, 2016 - Preventing overdose deaths due to fentanyl
Physicians' Update - May 12, 2016 - Mumps update
Physicians' Update - May 9, 2016 - Zika virus update
Physicians' Update - February 4, 2016 - Zika virus update

Physicians' Update - December 21, 2015 - Immunization program update
Physicians' Update - October 19, 2015 - Influenza Vaccine Campaign 2015 - 2016: Bulletin #2
Physicians' Update - September 30, 2015 - Influenza Vaccine Campaign 2015 - 2016: Bulletin #1
Physicians' Update - September 1, 2015 - Immunization bulletin: New publicly funded vaccines, change reminders, frequently asked questions and quick references.
Physicians' Update - May 6, 2015 - Annual influenza campaign summary: Administered over 50% of the VCH influenza vaccine allocation, predominant A/H3N2 activity, high morbidity among the elderly, and largest number of facility outbreaks ever recorded in British Columbia. 
Physicians' Update - April 2, 2015 - Measles Advisory - Four cases of measles have now been reported in the Lower Mainland among a group that returned from China on March 21st. Please be vigilant for potential cases of measles presenting to your clinic or emergency departments.
Physicians' Update - February 24, 2015 - Survey to assess immunization status of 2 year olds (birth cohort 2012) is currently underway.  Please support our project team if your office receives a call.
Physicians' Update - February 12, 2015 - Measles outbreak in California: Advice for travellers.
Physicians' Update - January 9, 2015 - Influenza has increased sharply. Please continue to offer Influenza Vaccine, and organize early treatment for those at high risk of complications.

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