Identification

Name

Rhode Island Division of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Daniealla Quillam, Daniealla.Quillam@health.ri.gov
Organizations
(1) Department of Health (Rhode Island)
Update frequency

Annually

Created

2014-06-12 20:57:01+00:00

Modified

2016-04-04 19:48:12.857797+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Division of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology of the Rhode Island Department of Health serves and protects the Rhode Island public by controlling the spread of infectious diseases. They receive reports of illness and laboratory results, identify and analyze trends in newly diagnosed cases, manage cases and control disease outbreaks.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
URL http://www.health.state.ri.us/programs/infectiousdiseaseandepidemiology/
URL (alternate) http://www.health.state.ri.us/data/diseases/

Disease and Geography

Disease transmission types
(1) Sexually transmitted
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(4) Vaccine preventable
(5) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Employment/School Records
(4) Laboratory Records