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2015 Influenza Surveillance Workshop

DSHS Influenza Surveillance Workshop
Texas Department of State Health Services
 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg 137
 Austin, TX 78758
Commons Learning Center
July 22nd and 23rd, 2015

 

Day 1: Wednesday, July 22nd


8:00 am


Welcome & Introductions


Lesley Brannan

Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease 


8:30 am


Review of the 2014-2015 Influenza Season in Texas


Johnathan Ledbetter
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease  


9:15 am


Highly Pathogenic Avian  Influenza


Holly Hughes-Garza, DVM
Texas Animal Health Commission

9:45 am

Break


10:00 am


VRI Plan/Novel flu/MERS-CoV Updates


Lesley Brannan
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease 


11:15 am


Laboratory Specimen Collection,
Submission, and Testing with Q&A
     Part I                      Part II


Martha Thompson
Texas Department of State Health Services Austin Lab
Lesley Brannan
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)


1:30 pm


It’s a Lone Star State-of-(Data)Mine – How a Provider Partnership is Enhancing ILI Surveillance in Williamson County


Virginia Headley
Williamson County & Cities Health District


2:15 pm


ILINet


Robert Russin
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease


2:45 pm


BIDS/ELC Flu Surveillance


Tom Jeffreys
Texas Department of State Health Services
Region 9/10

3:15 pm

Break


3:30 pm


Flu Death and Hospitalization Surveillance


Sonya Hughes
Dallas County Health and Human Services


4:15 pm


2015-2016 Surveillance Updates


Johnathan Ledbetter
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease

 

Day 2: Thursday, July 23rd


8:00 am


Outbreak Investigation, Tools, and Resources


Lesley Brannan
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease 


8:30 am


Influenza Outbreaks and How To Survive Them


Connie Alaniz
Texas Department of State Health Services
 Region 8


9:00 am


Concurrent Session Ia
Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Panel Presentation and Q&A
        DADS Quality Monitoring Program
        ICFR Requirements

Lisa Davis
Irma Elizondo

Debbie Kane


9:00 am

Concurrent Session Ib
Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Presentation


Daniel Serinaldi

10:00 am

Break


10:15 am


Concurrent Session II


10:55 am


Concurrent Session III


11:35 am


Discuss breakout sessions, final wrap up


Lesley Brannan & Johnathan Ledbetter
Texas Department of State Health Services 
Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease

Last updated June 12, 2017