Flu Information for Providers
Current influenza activity and surveillance in California is available from the State of California Department of Public Health.
All influenza deaths in persons ages 0-64 years are now reportable in California. For reporting, please contact Contra Costa Public Health Communicable Disease at 925-313-6740 or fax information to 925-313-6465. Specimens from fatal cases should be saved and submitted to Contra Costa County Public Health Laboratory for additional testing (925-370-5775).
Links to reporting forms and other documents are included here:
- Antiviral Drugs 2012-2013 flu season
- California Department of Public Health Flu guidance and information
- Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice's Recommendations for 2013-2014 Influenza Vaccine
- Testing Guidelines
- Reporting Influenza: