Communicable Disease Control

Provide interventions, including counselling, treatment, therapy, referral, follow-up, inspection, investigation and initiation of corrective action in relation to communicable disease.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL

  • Provision of immunizations against vaccine preventable diseases
  • Monitoring communicable disease occurrences within community
  • Provision of communicable disease screenings and necessary follow-ups
  • Provision of information, education related to communicable disease to individuals and to groups within the community
  • Provide interventions, including counselling, treatment, therapy, referral, follow-up, inspection, investigation and initiation of corrective action in relation to communicable disease

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

Links

First Nations Health Authority
Immunize BC
BC Centre for Disease Control
Travel Medicine and Vaccination Centre