Identification

Name

Virginia Department of Health - Epidemiology Bulletin

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

People
(1) David Trump, State Epidemiologist, VDH_EPI_comments@vdh.virginia.gov
Organizations
(1) Virginia Department of Health (VDH)
Update frequency

Monthly

Created

2014-06-16 15:17:42+00:00

Modified

2016-03-10 22:24:01.768384+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Virginia Department of Health monitors reportable and emerging diseases or suspected outbreaks of illness (natural or otherwise), providing recommendations and guidance to prevent the spread of communicable diseases, and investigating outbreaks of disease and other public health emergencies.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Situational awareness
URL http://www.vdh.state.va.us/Epidemiology/Surveillance/
URL (alternate) http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/Epidemiology/Surveillance/Bulletin/

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Virginia
Disease properties
(1) Emerging or re-emerging
(2) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(3) Vaccine preventable
(4) Zoonotic

Datastreams

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