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 Safer at Home Order for control of COVID-19. The purpose of this order is to slow the spread of COVID-19 within the Pasadena community. The new State of California¬†Stay at Home Order, issued by the State Health Officer on December 3, 2020 supersedes any and all City of Pasadena Stay at Home Orders to the extent the... 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. 2020 Health Officer Order - Mandatory Flu Vaccination or Masking Program Continuation 2019 Health Officer Order - Mandatory Flu Vaccination or... 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)"