Communicable Disease Control

The Communicable Disease Control program works to identify and limit the effect of communicable diseases on the health and wellbeing of people in the western region.

The Communicable Disease Control staff provide health education and consultation to staff, community agencies, and health professionals in the prevention, control, treatment, and management of communicable diseases that includes:

  • Providing publicly funded immunization programs for vaccine preventable diseases
  • The reporting and   surveillance of known and emerging diseases
  • Investigating cases of communicable diseases
  • Managing disease outbreaks

For more information, please contact:

 Communicable Disease Control Program

P.O. Box 2005

Corner Brook, NL

A2H 6L7

Phone: 709-637-5417

 

Links:

Immunization

http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/immunizations.html

 

Surveillance

http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publichealth/cdc/informationandsurveillance.html

 

Disease Prevention

http://www.health.gov.nl.ca/health/publications/printed.html#1infprev