HOW WE LEARN ABOUT INFECTIOUS DISEASE
We investigate reports of infectious disease in Washington and Orange Counties. If you are diagnosed with a reportable diseases, one of our nurses may contact you to discuss your illness, ask you about how you got sick, and help prevent your friends and family from also getting sick. Learn more about the Health Department's work to prevent, track and treat reportable diseases, to help keep our communities healthy.
prevent hiv, stds and viral hepatitis
Examples of Our Work
We offer presentations on infectious disease control and prevention topics. Child care centers, long-term care facilities and town health officers are some of the groups the Health Department has worked with. Topics include tickborne disease, healthcare-associated infections, HIV and hepatitis C. If you would like a presentation to your group or organization, please call us.