Health Alerts

The Butler County Health Department receives Health Alerts as they are issued by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the Centers for Disease Control along with other state and federal agencies.

Xylazine-Involved Fatal Drug Overdoses in Missouri, 2019-2022
DHSS responds to concerns about contraception use
Update 1: Sustained Increase in Syphilis Cases in Missouri
Increased Incidence of Congenital Syphilis and Syphilis Among Missouri Women of Childbearing Age
Children age 6 months and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri
Updated Case-finding Guidance: Monkeypox Outbreak—United States, 2022
Monkeypox Virus Infection in the United States and Other Non-endemic Countries—2022
Updated Recommendations for Adenovirus Testing and Reporting of Children with Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Etiology
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Virus: Recommendations for Human Health Investigations and Response
Updated Information on Availability and Use of Treatments for Outpatients with Mild to Moderate COVID-19 Who are at Increased Risk for Severe Outcomes of COVID-19
Recommendations for Adenovirus Testing and Reporting of Children with Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Etiology
DHSS Alert: Update: Reporting COVID-19 Cases and SARS-CoV-2 Test Results
Missouri WIC receives formula waiver from USDA
WIC formula manufacturer, Abbott, recalls powdered infant formula from single manufacturing site
Show Me Strong Recovery Task Force Releases Final Report of Recommendations
CDC warns of "Rapid Increase of Omicron Variant Infections in the United States."
Missouri announces first case of COVID-19 caused by Omicron variant
DHSS News Alert - Pediatric COVID Vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant People to Prevent Serious Illness, Deaths, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes from COVID-19
Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Being Administered to Eligible Missourians
Health Update - mAb Infusion
8-25-21 Self-medication with Ivermectin for the Treatment and Prevention of COVID-19
7-27-21 - Monoclonal Antibody Treatment
7-19-21 - Human Monkeypox
6-15-21 - Syphilis Outbreak

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