Communicable Disease Control

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Taxonomy Code: JP-1500

Programs that protect the public health through comprehensive efforts to track the incidence and distribution of disease in the population and prevent, control and eradicate vaccine-preventable diseases, vector and food-borne illnesses, diseases that are transmitted person-to-person and other diseases that are spread by direct or indirect contact. Activities include routine surveillance of communicable disease activity, assessment of the community immunization level through school records and immunization studies, investigation of epidemic outbreaks, reporting of cases of infectious diseases to the proper authorities and taking appropriate measures such as isolation and contact tracing/notification to prevent disease transmission.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
BUREAU OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISEASE CONTROLMaintains surveillance and investigates cases of communicable diseases with special emphasis on communicable, food-borne diseases and vaccine preventable diseases. Provides adult immunizations for influenza, pneumonia and MMR vaccine for college students.SuffolkBUREAU OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISEASE CONTROLSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH
BUREAU OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISEASE CONTROL-SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES PROGRAMProvides counseling and information on free/Affordable confidential tests for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV/AIDS. Tests will be performed at Health Centers within 72 hours. Also conduct surveillance and contact investigation activities for STD and HIV. Provides free and confidential Partner Notification Assistance services. (PS)SuffolkBUREAU OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISEASE CONTROL-SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH
DEPARTMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASEOffers diagnosis and management services of all infectious diseases other than HIV. Among the infectious diseases diagnosed and treated at the clinic are: sexually transmitted diseases, chronic fatigue syndrome, lyme disease, parasitic diseases, human and animal bites, fevers of undetermined origin, rashes, and food poisoning. Patients must be referred by their physician. Testing stations for Zika virus will be available at NUMC.NassauDEPARTMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASENASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINEOffers consultation, research on disease prevention and health promotion programs, evaluation and treatment of individuals, workplace evaluations, education, health studies and assessment services for employees and employers. Divisions within the department include: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division of Epidemiology/Preventive Medicine Research which coordinates Center for Eye Disease Studies Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine-Travel Medicine Services, and the Women's Health Initiative, part of the Stony Brook Clinical Center. Call for more Information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINESTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DIVISION OF VECTOR CONTROLResponsible for the control of insect-borne diseases through water management and chemical and biological control.SuffolkDIVISION OF VECTOR CONTROLSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS-DIVISION OF VECTOR CONTROL
NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHPromotes and protects the health of all who live, work and play in Nassau County. This is accomplished through direct services and community partnerships in the following areas: development and maintenance of individual and community preparedness for public health hazards and events; investigation, prevention and control of communicable diseases; prevention of environmental health hazards through assessment, regulation, and remediation; promotion of healthy lifestyles through outreach and education; provision for evaluation and services to individuals, children, and families that have developmental delays and concerns.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
NASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROLProtects the public from the spread of communicable diseases through education, surveillance, investigation, and intervention. Also maintains a 24 hour public health consultation service for reporting of notifiable diseases.NassauNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROLNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL
PARTNER NOTIFICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides newly reported HIV infected individuals with the opportunity to obtain assistance with notifying their sexual and needle-sharing partners about exposure to HIV.NassauPARTNER NOTIFICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-HIV/AIDS BUREAU
STI RESOURCE CENTERProvides hotline services, advocacy work and a network of support groups for STI patients. Offers educational information and emotional support.STI RESOURCE CENTERAMERICAN SEXUAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

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