Identification

Name

Wyoming Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Thomas Forslund, Director, wdh@wyo.gov
Organizations
(1) Wyoming Department of Health
Update frequency

Annually

Created

2014-06-16 16:26:15+00:00

Modified

2016-03-11 18:24:27.263076+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program oversees the surveillance and control of infectious diseases throughout the state including: food and waterborne diseases (E. coli, giardia, etc.), vaccine-preventable diseases (pertussis, bacterial meningitis, etc.), zoonotic diseases (plague, Q-fever, etc.), and vectorborne diseases (West Nile virus, Colorado tick fever, etc.). The program responds to and investigates clusters and outbreaks of illnesses.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Situational awareness
URL http://www.health.wyo.gov/phsd/epiid/epiid.html
URL (alternate) http://www.health.wyo.gov/phsd/epiid/tables.html

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Wyoming
Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion
(2) Vector-borne
(3) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(4) Select agents or toxins
(5) Vaccine preventable
(6) Zoonotic

Datastreams

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