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Epidemiology & Disease Control

Epidemiology & Disease Control

Epidemiology & Disease control is concerned with identification, evaluation, control, and reporting of communicable diseases and other conditions of public health significance and command interest.  The following areas are included:
 

• Disease Surveillance and Reporting

• Hepatitis blood bank look back program

• Epidemic control

Tuberculosis Control Program

Tuberculosis medical surveillance provides initial TB interview, assessment of TB exposures, referral source to specialty clinics, and health departments.  Monitors clients placed on prophylactic TB therapy, refills medication, educates the client on TB symptoms side effects, and provides specific counseling.  Serves as a liaison between outside health agencies regarding TB surveillance.

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Last Modified 13 November, 2012