Communicable Disease Control

  • Provide immunizations against vaccine preventable diseases.
  • Monitor Communicable disease occurance in the community.
  • Provide interventions, including counselling, treatment, therapy, referral, follow-up, inspection, investigation and initiation of corrective action in relation to communicable disease.
  • Provide screening & follow-up of a
    communicable disease contact.
  • Provide information & education related to communicable disease to individuals & groups in the community.

Fact: Hand washing does prevent the spread of communicable diseases!

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Links

http://www.fnha.ca/ (First Nations Health Authority)

http://www.interiorhealth.ca/Pages/default.aspx (Interior Health)

http://www.bccdc.ca/default.htm (BC Centre for Disease Control)

http://immunizebc.ca/ (Immunize BC )

http://www.immunize.ca/en/default.aspx (Immunize Canada)

http://www.tmvc.com/ (Travel Medicine and Vaccination Centre)