The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) issued a health update on July 18, 2020 to provide current information on cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19. Updated case counts, clinical information and actions requested of providers are discussed in this communication.
Because guidance for the prevention and management of COVID-19 may change, providers and staff are encouraged to visit the Los Angeles Health Alert Network (LAHAN) website frequently. You can also subscribe to the LAHAN to receive alerts, advisories, and updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
⇒ Keep up to date by visiting the LAC DPH Coronavirus Webpage for Health Professionals.
Providers are asked to report possible cases of Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome by phone within 1 working day.
Los Angeles County DPH Acute Communicable Disease Control:
Long Beach Health and Human Services:
- Call 1-562-570-4302
Pasadena Public Health Department:
- Call 1.626.744.6089