Williamson County and Cities Health District
Health AlertsDepatment of State Health Services Health Advisories
April 20, 2018
CDC is working with state and local health departments and FDA to investigate multiple clusters of primarily bloodstream infections caused by Serratia marcescens since January 2018.
• Clusters (i.e., ≥2 cases) at a single healthcare facility since April 1, 2018, of S. marcescens bloodstream infections in patients who have central venous catheters or ports in place, or
• Cases since April 1, 2018, of S. marcescens bloodstream infections among outpatients who have central venous catheters or ports in place.
Texas DSHS Zika Information: www.texaszika.orgwww.texaszika.org
CDC Zika Information: www.cdc.gov/zika
To report a public health emergency:
Call 9-1-1 for all medical or life-threatening emergencies. The public may report public health emergencies to WCCHD Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am - 5pm at 512-943-3660. To report public health emergencies on weekends, after-hours, or holidays call 512-864-8345. The Department of State Health Services mayalso be contacted after-hours at 1-800-252-8239.