Communicable Disease

What is a Communicable Disease (CD)? 

A communicable disease is an illness transmitted through contact with microorganisms. People, animals, food, surfaces, and air can all be carriers of the microorganisms that pass infectious illnesses from one host to the next. 

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Our Communicable Disease Division, is on call 24/7 to respond to urgent public health issues. If you suspect that you may have a communicable disease, please see your primary care physician. If you have any questions, please contact us.