American Academy of Pediatrics Statement on the Detention of Immigrant Children

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CDC Guidance for for Assessment of Poliovirus Vaccination Status and Vaccination of Children Who Have Received Poliovirus Vaccine Outside the United States

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CDC Overseas Presumptive Treatment Guidelines Published

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2017 Schedule for Health 101 Workshops Announced

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Central American Minor Refugee Health Profile Available

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Syrian Refugee Health Profile Available

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New PA State Refugee Health Coordinator

Our new State Refugee Health Coordinator started in November and has been busy at work. Here is his bio and contact information and we look forward to welcoming him at upcoming PRHC meetings and events!

Jun came to Pennsylvania as the Refugee Health Coordinator from Virginia. Before joining Pennsylvania Department of Health, Jun worked as an Epidemiology Program Manager at Virginia Department of Health. His public health experiences include outbreak investigation and control, risk assessment, infection control, influenza surveillance, syndromic surveillance, drug overdose, bioterrorism, public health emergency preparedness and response, population survey and community assessment, and disease surveillance. Before moving to public health, Jun was an epidemiology researcher in cancer prevention and control and health behavior at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Jun holds a PhD degree in Epidemiology and Community Health from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an MS degree in Epidemiology and a medical degree from China.

Jun Yang, PhD
Refugee Health Coordinator
Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Bureau of Epidemiology
Department of Health
625 Forster Street, 9th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Office: 717-787-3350
Direct: 717-547-3486
Fax: 717-772-6975
www.health.state.pa.us

Healthcare Language Access Program Newsletter

Please see below for the Healthcare Language Access Program Winter 2016 Newsletter:

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Materials From Fall PRHC Networking Meeting

Abbreviated Minutes:

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Documents and materials from meeting:

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New Technical Instructions: Syphilis and Gonorrhea for Panel Physicians

Please see the attached notification letter regarding the new Technical Instructions for Medical History and Physical Examination, Syphilis and Gonorrhea for Panel Physicians that are now available on CDC’s website.

If you have any further questions, please contact Emily Jentes (ejentes@cdc.gov).

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