COVID-19

On March 19, 2020, in concert with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Pasadena Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh issued a new proclamation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.┬áThe purpose of this order is to prohibit public and private events or gatherings of 10 or more people, and require the closure of malls, shopping centers, children's playgrounds, and non-essential retail businesses in an effort to stem or slow the spread of COVID-19 within the Pasadena community. City of Pasadena Safer... continue reading »"COVID-19"

Influenza

Influenza: On October 28, 2015, the City of Pasadena Health Officer issued a Health Order mandating that all licensed health care facilities implement a program that requires health care personnel to receive an annual influenza vaccination for the current season. The Pasadena Health Officer has issued a continuation of this Health Order. Download a PDF of the Health Order. 2019 Health Officer Order - Mandatory Flu Vaccination or Masking Program 2018 Health Officer Order - Mandatory Flu Vaccination or Masking... continue reading »"Influenza"

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE): Health Officer Order Carbapenum Resistant Enterobacteriaceae - 2017.01 The Pasadena Health Officer issued a Health Order for reporting CRE on 01/19/17. The reporting of CRE will allow for better understanding of antimicrobial resistance. Compliance with the Health Order is as follows: The acute care hospital and all skilled nursing facilities enrolled in the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) shall report clinical laboratory CRE-positive tests collected on or after January 1, 2017.... continue reading »"Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)"