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    Infectious Disease Control Unit
    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 512 776 7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


Influenza Conference 2009: Influenza Surveillance Workshop



Influenza Influenza
ICD-9 487; ICD-10 J10,11
Related Topics: Protecting Yourself During the Cold and Flu Season, Avian Flu, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Asthma and SARS

Influenza Surveillance Workshop

July 14-15, 2009
Texas Department of State Health Services Main Campus
K–100 Auditorium (near main entrance)
1100 W. 49th St
Austin TX 78756
Day One July 14, 2009  9 AM
Opening Remarks and Introductions Neil Pascoe, DSHS
Global and National Flu Surveillance Oliver Morgan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Overview of Surveillance in Wisconsin Tom Haupt, Influenza Coordinator Wisconsin DPH

Overview of Texas Flu Surveillance

Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) in Texas

Lesley Bullion, DSHS
Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Neil for Irene Brown, DSHS
Immunization Update Mark Ritter, DSHS
Reimbursement and Restaurants Bobbie Warr, DSHS
Lunch (maps and lists available)

         H1N1 Update   

          Media Prep         

          Container Prep
          IATA and Shipping
          Specimen Acquisition
          Rapid Testing and Viral Isolation       

          Specimen Collection

Liz Delamater
Miguel Garza/Martha Thompson
Robert Russin
Walter Douglas,/Jessica Bolfing
Martha Thompson
Neil Pascoe
Discussion of Texas Surveillance
Preliminary Findings from 2009 Epi Aid(PDF) Oliver Morgan
Brief updates on Funded Surveillance proposals for 2008/2009
Discussion of funding for 2009/2010 as time allows
Adjourn by 5:00 pm
Day Two July 15, 2009
9 AM
Follow–up from Day One

Neil Pascoe
Antiviral Issues Neil Pascoe
Laboratory Response Network and Surveillance Grace Kubin/Vanessa Telles
Lab Issues and Discussion  
Discussion of anticipated surveillance activities and issures for 2009-2019 season
Syndromic Surveillance
School-based surveillance
Continue discussion of remaining surveillance issues.
2PM Webcast of CDC
Adjourn about 3-4 PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Texas Department of State Health Services - Infectious Disease Control Unit
1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801, Mail Code: 1960 PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
(512) 458-7676 - Fax: (512) 458-7616 - E-Mail

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