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COVID-19
COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Guidance for Healthcare Providers - all resources for health care professionals are being updated on a regular basis by DOH. There is a subscription feature so that you can be made aware of all new materials.

COVID-19 Testing Guidance from University of Washington - you MUST be working with your local laboratory provider in order to ship specimens.

Here's how to get reimbursed for COVID vaccine counseling | WaPortal.org

Washington State Hospital Association COVID-19

Isolation and Quarantine English (greyscale) 
Isolation and Quarantine Spanish (greyscale) 

COVID-19 Therapeutics

COVID-19 Therapeutics Information for Health Care Providers - DOH

Washington State process for ordering COVID-19 Therapeutics

Medical Countermeasure therapeutics website changes  - DOH

Vaccine Provider Resources

Vaccine Information for Healthcare Providers :: Washington State Department of Health This is very comprehensive and covers most of the basis.

Vaccine Expiration Date tracking form

Vaccine Storage and Handling toolkit, including a new COVID-19 Vaccine Addendum (CDC)

COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Snapshot

COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Requirements and Support | CDC

COVID-19 Vaccine Training Modules (cdc.gov)

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Formulations

What to Expect Flyer -English- patient education post COVID vaccination

Sample COVID vaccine Clinic Registration Form

Mobile Vaccine Management - Requirements for time and temperature

COVID-19 vaccine provider toolkit and resources, DOH.

Medical updates and immunization site training for all healthcare providers, led by Pfizer vaccines.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety

Clinical considerations for the use of COVID-19 vaccine, CDC.

Clinician outreach and communication activity (COCA) call slides, CDC.

Booster dose updates, Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Reference Guide for All Ages | DOH

COVID-19 vaccination schedule immunocompromised

Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and FDA-approved vaccine information:

Pfizer (Comirnaty).

Moderna (Spikevax).

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) updated standing orders for COVID-19 vaccine:

Pfizer Standing Order

Moderna Standing Order
        
        Novavax Standing Order

COVID-19 mRNA vaccines: what clinic personnel need to know (Immunization Action Coalition)

Novavax Provider Discussion Guide, DOH

COVID-19 vaccine locator, DOH.

Pediatric COVID-19 resources

Continuing education course: Recommendations for Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series in Children 6 Months through 5 Years Old, CDC

February 10, 2022 - COVID-19 Updates: What Clinicians Need to Know About Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

February 25, 2022 - Management of COVID-19 Vaccination of Pediatric Patients Webinar

March 16, 2022 – Approving COVID-19 Vaccines for Children: When Do We Know Enough?

ID Snapshot: How to reduce pain during vaccination (American Academy of Pediatrics)

Pediatric healthcare professional COVID-19 vaccination toolkit, CDC.

Sesame Street: Elmo Gets the COVID-19 Vaccine | PSA

AAP Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Dosing Quick Reference Guide

AAP News – FDA Panel: Include Omicron in COVID Vaccine Boosters this Fall

AAP COVID-19 Townhall Series Page

Pediatricians and Family Physicians Toolkit - HHS


Communicable Disease Testing Guidance

Benton-Franklin Health District investigates over 60 communicable diseases and conditions that are reportable to the local health jurisdiction in accordance with WAC 246-101. In certain situations, clusters of illness (i.e., norovirus and influenza) are also reportable, especially in healthcare facilities, schools and child cares. Here you will find more information about specific diseases, what must be reported, how to make reports and other pertinent resources.

Laboratory Testing Guidelines for Mumps
 
Laboratory Testing Guidance for Measles

 
The Washington State Department of Health
(DOH) tuberculosis (TB) provider toolkit offers resources health care providers can use to consult, screen, test, and treat clients when providing TB care.  

The online TST/IGRA Interpreter assists health care providers to estimate the risk of active tuberculosis for individuals with a tuberculin skin test
reaction greater than or equal to 5mm using client clinical profile information.

Conditions Requiring Reports

State rules require certain conditions must be reported to local public health.  For detailed lists of notifiable conditions and reporting time frame, please see the posters linked below.

Notifiable conditions Posters


Reporting Notifiable Conditions
  • Notifiable conditions reporting line 509.539.0416 
  • 24-Hour emergency reporting line: 509.460.4213
  • Confidential Fax Line: 509.460.4377
  • Washington Department of Health 24 hour reporting line (use only if contact cannot be established with the Benton-Franklin Health District) 1.877.539.4344
If you have questions regarding illness reporting and/or assistance from the Communicable Disease program please call 509.460.4200.

The conditions linked below are immediately notifiable by phone to Benton-Franklin Health District

**Immediately Notifiable Conditions**

  • Notifiable conditions reporting line 509.539.0416 
  • 24-Hour emergency reporting line: 509.460.4213
  • Confidential Fax Line: 509.460.4377
  • Washington Department of Health 24 hour reporting line (use only if contact cannot be established with the Benton-Franklin Health District) 1.877.539.4344
If you have questions regarding illness reporting and/or assistance from the Communicable Disease program please call 509.460.4200