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Communicable Disease Control

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We prevent the spread of disease by investigating cases and outbreaks, promoting vaccination, and planning for infectious disease emergencies.

 

 

 

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​Communicable Disease Control Program Services
  • General Communicable Disease Control - investigates general category reportable diseases and outbreaks, implements and enforces control measures and compiles statistical information on these diseases. 
  • HIV & Other STDs - provides surveillance and follow-up of reportable sexually transmitted diseases in order to control major epidemic threats to the community.
  • Rabies/Zoonoses Control - investigates and monitors reported animal-inflicted injuries/exposures to humans such as bites, scratches or other exposures, and acts as a consultant to the medical community and general public regarding potential life threatening zoonoses.
  • Adult Day Health - assists in protecting the health of disabled and older adults by providing mandated monitoring of health services provided in Adult Day Health facilities.
  • Communicable Disease in Child Care - provides communicable disease follow-up as well as education and consultation in child care facilities in Mecklenburg County.


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