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Health Alerts and Infectious Disease Emergencies

Infectious disease emergencies are circumstances caused by biological agents, including organisms such as bacteria, viruses or toxins with the potential for significant illness or death in the population.




Health Alerts

Clinician Emergency Guide


Infectious Disease Plan

Recognizing Bioterrorism


Programs and Activities

Health Alerts

Read the most recent Health Alerts sent to San Francisco Practitioners.  Submit your contact information to receive health alerts.

Recognizing Bioterrorism

Learn which diseases have the potential for causing infectious disease emergencies. Click for a list of potential Bioterrorism agents.

Prepare for an Infectious Disease Emergency

Infectious Disease Emergency Response Plan

Read San Francisco's Infectious Disease Emergency Response Plan.

Flu Information

Learn about the flu and how to protect yourself

Emergency Exercises

Review past and future activities to test and improve the IDER Plan.



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