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FAX Facts

FAX Facts is an occasional newsletter faxed to local health care professionals providing urgent or important updates:

2017

Contact Us Toll-Free on 1-888-866-4577 Line - October 23, 2017

Universal Influenza Immunization Program Official Launch Date - October 19, 2017

Universal Influenza Immunization Program Information for 2017/18 Season - Sept. 29, 2017

Mumps Activity in Ontario - Sept. 25, 2017

Health Care Worker Immunizations - Sept. 13, 2017

Cover Letter on Lyme Disease - Sept. 11, 2017

Minister's Letter on Lyme Disease - August 2017

Release of HPV9 Vaccine/Immunization of School Pupil Act (ISPA) Amendments - Sept. 11, 2017

Confirmed Human West Nile Virus Activity in Health Unit Area - Sept. 7, 2017

Expansion of Naloxone Kit Distribution Program - Aug. 31, 2017

Outbreak of Cyclospora in Ontario - July 17, 2017

Return of Unused Flu Vaccine - July 4, 2017

Diagnosing Lyme Disease and Laboratory Testing - June 12, 2017

2017/18 Universal Influenza Immunization Program: Application Process Now Open - May 24, 2017

Recent Pertussis Activity in Health Unit Region - May 24, 2017

Measles in Ontario - April 10, 2017

Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) Suspension Orders - April 5, 2017

World Tuberculosis Day - March 24, 2017

Immunization of School Pupils Act - First Notice Reminder Calls - Feb. 23, 2017

Mumps Activity in Ontario - Feb. 22, 2017

Lab Confirmed Mumps Activity in HKPR - Jan. 17, 2017

2016

Carfentanil Detected in Toronto and Waterloo Region - Dec. 15, 2016

Immunization of School Pupils Act - First Notices - Dec. 9, 2016

First Case of Influenza in HKPR Area for 2016/17 Influenza Season - Nov. 17, 2016

Fluad Vaccine Expanded Eligibility - Nov. 14, 2016

Antiviral Medication for Influenza - Nov. 9, 2016

For Pharmacists: Universal Influenza Immunization Program Officially Launched - Oct. 28, 2016

For Physicians: Universal Influenza Immunization Program Officially Launched -  Oct. 28, 2016

Cluster of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae in City of Kawartha Lakes - Sept. 16, 2016

Reportable Disease Incidence Report - Sept. 12, 2016

Bootleg Fentanyl in Ontario's Illicit Drug Supply - Aug. 30, 2016

Availability of Bicillin - Update - July 28, 2016

Lyme Disease - Diagnosing and Laboratory Testing - July 14, 2016

Brighton Office Closure - June 13, 2016

Pertussis Activity in Ontario - June 6, 2016

Urgent Food Recall: Neilson Partly Skimmed Chocolate Milk Recalled Due to Listeria Contamination - June 6, 2016

New Naloxone Kit Distribution Program in Northumberland County - May 18, 2016

Availability of Bicillin - May 17, 2016

National/Provincial Outbreak Investigation of Hepatitis A Cases - April 19, 2016

First Line Therapy for Gonorrhea - February 16, 2016

Zika Virus - February 5, 2016

Syrian Refugee Resettlement I - February 1, 2016

Listeria Food Recall - January 27, 2016

Syrian Refugee Resettlement I - January 7, 2016

First Case of Influenza in HKPR Area - January 5, 2016

2015

Evidence of Influenza Circulating in HKPR & Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Program Information for 2015/16 - October 20, 2015

Reportable Disease Incidence Report (Jan-June 2015) Now Available - August 25, 2015

Health Unit Continues Investigation of Mycobacterium Infections- July 23, 2015

Cluster of Suspect Mycobacterium Infections - July 20, 2015

Access to Publicly Funded Tuberculosis Medications - June 4, 2015

Increase in Genital Wart Treatments - June 2, 2015

Update on TB Screening Requirements for Long-Term Care Home and Retirement Home Residents - May 28, 2015

2015/16 Universal Influenza Immunization Program: Application Process Open - May 25, 2015

Updated Guidance on the Use of Multidose Vials - May 15, 2015

New Vaccine, TB and STI Medication Inventory System at HKPR - May 13, 2015

Immunization Awareness Week - May 1, 2015

Reportable Disease Incidence Report (2014) Now Available - May 1, 2015

New Outbreak Notification Form - March 31, 2015

Update Measles in Ontario - March 24, 2015

Changes to the List of Countries Affected by MERS-CoV - March 12, 2015

Measles Activity and MMR Recommendations - February 6, 2015

Updates to Ontario's Immunization Program - January 28, 2015

Primary Care Providers and Ebola - January 3, 2015