Influenza

CDC Releases 2018 Edition of the Travel Health Yellow Book

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the online 2018 edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel, commonly known as the Yellow Book. Completely revised every two years, the Yellow Book is…

CDC: Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Against Pediatric Deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a study that examined the effectiveness of the flu vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated death among children, the findings of which show that flu vaccination significantly reduced…

Improving Hand Hygiene through Visual Advertising – Campaign Outcomes and Next Steps

By Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Nearly three month have passed since the launch of Saint Louis County Department of Public Health’s (SLCDPH) “Dirty Hands can be Scary!”…