Identification

Name

San Francisco Communicable Disease Control

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Communicable Disease Control and Prevention (San Francisco Department of Public Health)
Update frequency

Quarterly

Created

2014-06-05 20:08:51+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 15:46:47.189507+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Communicable Disease Control Unit works to receive and respond to communicable disease reports. Physicians and health care providers in San Francisco report suspected, lab-confirmed, and clinical diagnoses of specific diseases and conditions within specified time frames to the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Early detection
(4) Early warning
URL http://www.sfcdcp.org/diseasereporting.html
URL (alternate) http://www.sfcdcp.org/publications.html
Related system
(1) California Reportable Disease Information Exchange (CalREDIE)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) San Francisco
Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion
(2) Sexually transmitted
(3) Vector-borne
(4) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(2) Select agents or toxins
(3) Vaccine preventable
(4) Zoonotic

Datastreams

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