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2014-2015 Iowa Influenza Webinar/Teleconference2014-2015 Iowa Influenza Webinar/Teleconference
The Iowa Department of Public Health and the State Hygienic Laboratory will be presenting information on Influenza and other respiratory virus activity, vaccine, antiviral medications, laboratory testing and statewide surveillance on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 12 p.m. (noon).

CDC guidance for healthcare providersCDC guidance for healthcare providers
On Oct. 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the following interim guidance for specimen collection, transporting, testing and submission related to the Ebola virus in the United States.

Center opens doors of opportunityCenter opens doors of opportunity
The newly opened Center for the Advancement of Laboratory Science will open doors of opportunity for students and teachers in Iowa and beyond.                                                      

Enterovirus D68 Testing InformationEnterovirus D68 Testing Information
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is causing clusters of severe respiratory disease and is known to be in Iowa. Infection often begins with mild cold-like symptoms. Most people will recover at home within a few days.