December 2016 | Volume 5 - Number 4
There have been multiple CDC publications recently related to Zika virus. Keeping up to date on new research and guidance is critical in responding to this emerging health threat. We encourage you to review the four publications below and disseminate this information to your organization’s members.
This issue contains guidance documents relevant to current public health events and information from December 5–December 19.
On November 28, 2016, the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) reported the first case of locally acquired mosquito-borne Zika virus infection in the city of Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas. On December 9, 2016, four additional cases in people living in proximity to the first case...
December 13, 2016—Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued a final rule regarding Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) providing clinical care in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).