Health Care Providers
These documents* offer recommendations on the management of patients with confirmed or suspected influenza, including antiviral treatment and infection control practices. Information on management of specific populations including children, pregnant women, and persons with HIV/AIDS, as well as for cases or clusters in specific settings such as congregate facilities and institutes of higher education are presented on Guidance for Specific Populations or Settings.
Decisions regarding the clinical management of patients with influenza-like illness should be based on local current surveillance data, clinical judgment, underlying risk conditions, and severity of illness. For information related to vaccines please consult the NYC vaccination page.
General Clinical Guidance Documents
Treatment and Prophylaxis Documents
Diagnostic Testing Documents
* The guidance documents posted here were developed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),medical societies or other federal or state public health authorities.
See more: Guidance for Specific Populations or Settings