Infection Control

Cowlitz County Health & Human Services offers assistance to those interested in improving infection control in health care and community settings:

  • Phone assistance with communicable disease and reporting questions.
  • Assistance with outbreak investigation and control issues; call (360) 414-5599 x 6431.
  • Consultations to provide public health information.

INFECTION CONTROL NEWS

Health Advisory - Yellow Warning Symbol Communicable Disease and Immunization UpdateEmerging Diseases and ConditionsHealth Alert, Advisory or UpdateInfection ControlNotifiable Conditions
January 21, 2020

1/21/2020 – Health Advisory – Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) respiratory infection Wuhan City, China and Snohomish County

Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates This information below is specifically for Physicians and other Healthcare Providers. Health Advisory - Coronavirus…
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January 25, 2019

1/25/19 – Health Alert – Guidance on measles exposures, exclusions, specimen collection and infection control

Health Alerts, Advisories, and Updates This information below is specifically for Physicians and other Healthcare Providers. Health Alert - Guidance on measles…
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January 27, 2016

Infection Control Guidelines

When to Use Standard Precautions During all patient encounters—prevents the spread of bloodborne pathogens such as HIV, Hepatitis B and…