Communicable diseases are diseases that can be passed between people through proximity, social contact or intimate contact. This includes influenza (the flu), measles, mumps, whooping cough or tuberculosis.
- Providing surveillance to review and analyze communicable disease cases
- Monitoring disease trends
- Detecting outbreaks
- Investigating communicable disease outbreaks in order to prevent transmission to others
- Developing policies for staff and other agencies
- Implementing programs
- Consulting on communicable disease issues
- Acquiring and distribute vaccine
Public health gastroenteritis outbreak control policy
Child care facility gastroenteritis surveillance form
Adult care gastroenteritis surveillance form
Enteric outbreak summary form for health care facilities
Enteric outbreak summary form for child care facilities
Visit the Child Care and Residential Care pages of the Facilities Licensing section of this site.