Meningitis Outbreak Updates

 The Florida Department of Health (DOH) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state partners and other states on the meningitis outbreak associated with New England Compounding Center (NECC).

For questions about meningitis, please contact DOH’s meningitis hotline at 1-866-523-7339 and visit the Bureau of Epidemiology’s page on the Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak.

To view the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) list of NECC products, please visit FDA’s NECC Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Products. View FDA’s template letter for practitioners.

Read the full List of Facilities Who Received NECC Products and view the Contaminated New England Compounding Center Florida Map as well as the Fungal Meningitis Diagram.

12/05/12: Florida Department of Health Announces New Case of Fungal Meningitis

11/19/12: Florida Department of Health Uncovers Case of Fungal Meningitis

10/29/12: Florida Department of Health Confirms Another Case of Fungal Meningitis

10/24/12: Florida Department of Health Confirms Three More Cases of Fungal Meningitis

10/23/12: New Fungal Meningitis Case Confirmed

10/22/12: Florida Fungal Meningitis Cases Total Eighteen

10/19/12: Florida Department of Health Obtains Relinquishment of New England Compounding Pharmacy Permit

10/19/12: Four Additional Cases Confirmed in Florida

10/18/12: Statement from State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong

10/17/12: Florida Confirms Third Death in Meningitis Outbreak

10/16/12: Florida Department of Health Collaborates with Health Care Professionals in Ongoing Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation

10/16/12: Two New Fungal Meningitis Cases Confirmed

10/13/12: Fungal Meningitis Cases Increase in the State

10/12/12: Florida Department of Health Provides Meningitis Update

10/10/12: Second Confirmed Death in Meningitis Outbreak 

10/9/12: First Confirmed Death in Florida 

10/8/12: Florida Department of Health Collaborates with Statewide Professional Health Organizations to Share Latest Updates on Meningitis

10/7/12: Florida Department of Health Update: New England Compounding Center Voluntary Product Recall

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10/6/12: Florida Facilities Who Have Intrathecal NECC Products 

10/6/12: Joint Statement from the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation on the Meningitis Outbreak

10/5/12: Florida Department of Health Identifies Facilities that have Received Contaminated Pain Medication

10/4/12: Florida Department of Health Investigating Meningitis Outbreak

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