Communicable Disease Control

The Communicable Disease Control program works to identify and limit the effect of communicable diseases on the health and well-being 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

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) website provides information about travel vaccines. Individuals who have questions or concerns about immunizations/vaccinations for travel may contact their family physician or travel clinic prior to traveling to see if there are any vaccinations recommended or for any Travel Health Notices. 




Disease Prevention