Identification

Name

Oregon Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention Section

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Paul Cieslak, Medical Director
(2) Melvin Kohn, Public Health Director andState Health Officer, health.webmaster@state.or.us
Organizations
(1) Oregon Health Authority (OHA)
Created

2014-06-12 20:38:05+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 15:32:07.877647+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Oregon's Public Health Division's programs work to prevent the emergence and spread of communicable diseases such as salmonellosis, influenza, hepatitis, HIV, and tuberculosis. This includes collecting and analyzing disease reports, studying risk factors, protecting exposed individuals and families, developing guidelines for disease prevention and control, and planning and responding to public health emergencies involving communicable diseases.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Early warning
URL https://public.health.oregon.gov/PHD/Directory/Pages/program.aspx?pid=12
URL (alternate) http://public.health.oregon.gov/DiseasesConditions/CommunicableDisease/DiseaseSurveillanceData/Pages/index.aspx
Related system
(1) Electronic Laboratory Exchange Network (eLEXNET)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Oregon
Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion
(2) Sexually transmitted
(3) Vector-borne
(4) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Vaccine preventable

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) Laboratory Records
(3) Official Reports