Related Information Regarding Invasive Meningococcal Disease Related Information Regarding Invasive Meningococcal Disease

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Please remember to report cases of IMD to CDPH immediately. Please ensure that bacterial isolates are submitted to the Illinois Public Health Laboratory for serogrouping and molecular typing in a timely fashion. To report a suspect or confirmed case of meningococcal disease, please call during business hours:  312-746-5377 or 312-746-5925 and during non-business hours, call 311 and ask for the communicable disease physician on-call.

 

Related Links

List of Chicago providers currently offering meningococcal vaccine 

CDC Information on Meningococcal Disease

Updated Recommendations for Use of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines - ACIP 2010

Recommendations for the User of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines in HIV-Infected Persons - ACIP, 2016

 

Online Vaccination Finder

http://chicagomeningvax.org/

 

CDPH Information and Previous HAN Alerts regarding Invasive Meningococcal Disease

CDC: Patients Receiving Eculizumab (Soliris®) at High Risk for Invasive Meningococcal Disease

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex with Men HAN #1

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex with Men – Meningococcal Vaccination Guidance HAN #2 

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex with Men HAN #3

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex with Men HAN #4

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex with Men HAN #5

Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Men Who Have Sex with Men  – Meningococcal Vaccination Guidance HAN #6

Ongoing Meningococcal Outbreak among Men Who Have Sex with Men – Fatal Serogroup C Case in September 2016, HAN #7

Ocular Syphilis in Men Who Have Sex With Men

Meningococcal Outbreak Response Presentations Meningococcal Outbreak Response Presentations

Third Webinar: Meningococcal Disease and HIV: Is Your Patient at Risk? 

 

Webinar:  April  7, 2017; Link to webinar here.  

 

- Chicago serogroup meningococcal disease outbreak

- Meningococcal disease in HIV Positive persons

- Vaccine recommendations and outbreak information

 

Presentations by:

Ramona Bhatia, MD, HIV/STI Program

Marielle Fricchone, MD, Immunizations Program

Sarah Kemble, MD, Communicable Disease Program

 

Related Material: Recommendations for the User of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines in HIV-Infected Persons - ACIP, 2016 

 

Webinar recording courtesy of MATEC. 

 

Second Webinar: Meningococcal Outbreak Response: Vaccination Recommendations for Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Chicago 

 

Webinar:  August  14, 2015; Link to webinar here.  Presentations links below. 

 

- Summary of the meningococcal outbreak among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Chicago Metropolitan Area and updates on invasive meningococcal disease among MSM nationally

- Ongoing meningococcal vaccination response in Chicago

- 2 months into the outbreak – anticipating 2nd dose for those living with HIV

- How to order and manage 317 meningococcal vaccine

- Client Vaccine Uptake Survey and Provider Survey results

- Discussion of challenges and successes in achieving higher vaccination coverage rates

 

Webinar recording courtesy of EverThrive Illinois. 

Presentations by:  

Sarah Kemble, MD, Medical Director, Communicable Diseases, Chicago Department of Public Health, and Temitope Folaranmi, MBChB, MPH, MPP, EIS Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Meningococcal Outbreak Response Partners Meeting, held 11/17/2015

- Summary of outbreak and response

- Partners Survey results

- Discussion and Feedback

 

Presentation slides available Here.

 

First Webinar: Presentation on vaccine recommendations for Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Chicago now available.

 

In this webinar for medical providers who care for MSM, topics include:

• Summary of the meningococcal outbreak among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Chicago Metropolitan Area

• Review of meningococcal vaccination efforts including geographic and demographic distribution of federally-funded vaccine

• Information on how to order 317 meningococcal vaccine for Chicago providers

 

Presentation Information

Presentor: Sarah Kemble, MD, Medical Director, Communicable Diseases, Chicago Department of Public Health

Webinar recording courtesy of EverThrive Illinois.  Link below will take take you to another site.

 

Meningococcal Outbreak Response: Vaccination recommendations for Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Chicago