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. Pasadena COVID-19 Health Orders Amendment to Revised – Safer At Home Order for Control of COVID-19 Issued on March 22, 2020, and Supplements Issued April 11 and May 15, 26 and 29, June... 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)"