The communicable/reportable disease control program is designed for early detection of diseases that may spread to others. When a person is found to have a disease that can cause others to become ill the Health Department works to stop the spread of the disease. Other services include the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.
There are many types of communicable/reportable diseases; examples are hepatitis A, B and C, salmonella, tuberculosis, West Nile virus, rabies, LaCrosse encephalitis, Influenza, etc. Communicable/reportable diseases are usually spread through food, water and air.
Comprehensive harm reduction services
For more information please call 304-252-8531 extension 3.