Webinar – “Updates on Group A Strep Outbreaks in Illinois”
A free webinar providing updates about group A strep outbreaks in Illinois, recommendations, reporting and more.
Please join the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Chicago Department of Public Health and the Illinois Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics for “Updates on Group A Strep Outbreaks in Illinois” on March 27 from 12 to 1 p.m.
IDPH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued health alerts on the rise in pediatric invasive group A streptococcal (iGAS) infections. Pediatric deaths due to iGAS have also been reported in Illinois this year.
Webinar participants will learn about:
- Strep activity in Illinois
- Reporting requirements
- Other recommendations during this time
See the Group A Strep Outbreaks flyer for more details.