Disease Specific Communicable Disease Control

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    Taxonomy Code: JP-1500.1700

    Programs whose public health efforts focus on the prevention, control and eradication of a particular communicable disease or condition.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Animal/Insect Disease Control Program (Boulder - 3450 Broadway) - Boulder County Public HealthMonitors wildlife, mosquitoes, ticks and other insects to detect the presence of encephalitis, rabies, plague, tularemia and hantavirus. The program also oversees the Boulder County Mosquito Control Program.Boulder CountyEnvironmental Health/Administrative Services (3450 Broadway) - Boulder County Public HealthBoulder County Public Health
    Community Programs - El Paso County Public HealthCommunity programs through El Paso County Public Health include the following: Infectious Disease Programs: Detect, investigate, control, and prevent infectious diseases and disease outbreaks. Community Health Improvement Plan: A long term systematic effort to address issues identified by the community health assessment (also referred to as the county health indicators report). Emergency Preparedness and Response: Provide education about public health threats and credible information to help prepare and protect the public in the vent of an emergency. Food Safety: Inspects food establishments and provides food safety training. Health Education Materials: Provides a variety of health education materials. You can can also contact them to request an event or health fair. Healthy Community Collaborative: A stakeholder group of community partners that created an action plan to improve the health of the people in El Paso County. Land Use and Planning: The Environmental Health Division collaborates with other programs to incorporate public health considerations into planning and development activities. Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership: A grant funded program that works with community partners to prevent youth from using tobacco, help users quit, and provide education on the dangers of second hand smoke. Winnable Battles: Public Health had identified 10 winnable battles for our state, which represent key public health and environmental issues where progress can be made in the next 3-5 years. Youth Advocacy: Youth programs focus on promoting health youth behaviors and development. The focus areas are suicide prevention, tobacco use prevention, substance abuse prevention, maternal and child health. El Paso CountyEl Paso County Public HealthEl Paso County Public Health
    Disease Tracking, Investigation, and Response - Epidemiology Program, Mesa County Public HealthDescription of Service: - Study causes of illness and injury in Mesa County (includes communicable disease, chronic disease, preventable injury, and maternal and child health). - Investigate cases and outbreaks of reportable disease occurring in Mesa County residents. A current list of diseases that are reportable in Colorado is available at www.health.mesacounty.us. - Provide education to community members, healthcare providers, and other partners on diseases that impact our community like rabies, tularemia and hantavirus. - Assess the health of the county and identify health priorities by conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment every three years. - Develop and publish special reports to further explore and understand health topics identified in the Community Health Needs Assessment.Mesa County510 29 1/2 Rd., Grand Junction - Mesa County Public HealthMesa County Public Health
    Disease Tracking, Investigation, and Response - Montrose County Health and Human ServicesDescription of Services: - Study causes of illness and injury in Mesa County (includes communicable disease, chronic disease, preventable injury, and maternal and child health). - Investigate cases and outbreaks of reportable disease occurring in Mesa County residents. - Provide education to community members, healthcare providers, and other partners on diseases that impact our community like rabies, Tularemia and Hantavirus. - Assess the health of the county and identify health priorities by conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment every three years. - Develop and publish special reports to further explore and understand health topics identified in the Community Health Needs Assessment.Montrose County1845 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose - Montrose County Public HealthMontrose County Health and Human Services
    Dolores County Public HealthPublic Health department serving citizens of Dolores County. Services offered: -Emergency Preparedness -HCP for Children with Special Needs -Immunizations -Prevention Services and Education -Communicable Disease Investigation and Information -Public Health Education -Vital Records -WIC (Women, Infant's and Children Nutritional Program) -School Health -Referrals for Nurse Family Partnership, Young Parents Program, and Safe Care -Reach Out and Read -And moreDolores County425 North Main, Dove Creek - Dolores County Public HealthDolores County Public Health
    Environmental Health Division - Mesa County Public HealthEnvironmental Health does inspections and monitors: - Air Quality - Water Quality - Regional Lab & Aquatic Safety - Schools & Day Care Inspections/Licensing - Body Art & Tattoo Inspections/Licensing - Restaurants / Special Events Inspections/Licensing - Vector (animal transmitted diseases) Monitoring Food Handler Classes offered on the first Monday of the month. You may also search for inspection information on local restaurants.Mesa County510 29 1/2 Rd., Grand Junction - Mesa County Public HealthMesa County Public Health
    Environmental Services - Routt County Environmental HealthPromotes environmental and public health through educational, voluntary, and regulatory programs by providing: - Septic system permits - Restaurant inspections - Open burning permits - Household hazardous waste disposal - Information on the West Nile virus - Inspects child daycare and schoolsRoutt CountyRoutt County Environmental HealthRoutt County Environmental Health
    General Public Health Services - Jefferson County Public HealthA variety of general public health services are offered including: - Community Health Services - Communicable Disease Control and Prevention - Immunizations (children, adults, travelers) - Nutrition ServicesJefferson CountyJefferson County Public HealthJefferson County Public Health
    Public Health Agency - Costilla CountyThe mission of Costilla County Public Health Agency is to enhance life through quality health services while preserving cultural values. Provides services for communicable disease, immunizations, personal care providers, Options for Long Term Care, and more.Costilla CountyPublic Health Agency - Costilla CountyCostilla County
    Public Health and Environment (Cripple Creek) - Teller CountyTeller County Public Health is monitoring the health status of the Teller County citizens and forming community partnerships to identify and solve heath problems. It is informing, educating and empowering the community to take control of its health. Teller County Public Health looks forward to working with the community to address issues of teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol use, and access to medical care. Services include disease control, disease prevention, environmental health, health education, immunizations, Women Infants and Children (WIC), family planning services, emergency preparedness, and more.Teller CountyPublic Health and Environment (Cripple Creek) - Teller CountyTeller County
    Public Health and Environment (Divide) - Teller CountyTeller County Public Health is monitoring the health status of the Teller County citizens and forming community partnerships to identify and solve heath problems. It is informing, educating and empowering the community to take control of its health. Teller County Public Health looks forward to working with the community to address issues of teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol use, and access to medical care. Services include disease control, disease prevention, environmental health, health education, immunizations, Women Infants and Children (WIC), family planning services, emergency preparedness, and more.Teller CountyPublic Health and Environment (Divide) - Teller CountyTeller County
    Public Health (Bailey) - Park CountyPublic Health offers services around breastfeeding education, communicable disease, health education, emergency preparedness, immunizations, nursing services, tobacco cessation, Women Infants and Children (WIC), and more.Park CountyPublic Health (Bailey) - Park CountyPark County
    Public Health Department - Alamosa CountyThe Alamosa County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Immunizations for all ages Health Care for children with special needs Public Health Planning Communicable Disease Prevention Tuberculosis (tb) testing Health Fair in the Spring Colorado Youth Matter Tu Casa Healthy Relationships Education Family Living and Sexual Health (FLASH) curriculum Substance Abuse Prevention program New Mother support Breastfeeding supportAlamosa CountyPublic Health Department - Alamosa CountyAlamosa County
    Public Health Department (Center) - Saguache CountyThe Saguache County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Home and Community Based Services Regional and County Disaster Preparedness HCP for Children With Special Needs Nursing Services - Immunization and Vaccination Fees Prevention Services Communicable Disease Investigation and Information Public Health Educational ProgramsSaguache CountyPublic Health Department (Center) - Saguache CountySaguache County
    Public Health Department - Cheyenne CountyThe Cheyenne County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Emergency Preparedness Activities Well Child Exams Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs (HCP) Immunizations for Children and Adults Homemaker/Personal Care Program for Seniors Communicable Disease Investigation Health Education Classes Diabetes Education Classes School Nursing Individual Sewage Disposal Systems Drug and alcohol preventionCheyenne CountyPublic Health Department - Cheyenne CountyCheyenne County
    Public Health Department (Hugo) - Lincoln CountyThe Lincoln County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible, as well as vital statistic services. Contact the agency for more information. Lincoln CountyPublic Health Department (Hugo) - Lincoln CountyLincoln County
    Public Health Department (Limon) - Lincoln CountyThe Lincoln County Public Health Department offers a variety of health services, including WIC, Immunizations for all ages, Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs, Communicable Disease Surveillance, Communicable Disease Prevention and Education, Free Pregnancy Education/Testing, Emergency Preparedness, Reach Out& Read, Health Education for all ages, breastfeeding support, tobacco cessation, and Vital Records (Death and Birth Certificates) Vital record services are only available in the Hugo Office, and they cannot accept credit card payments. Certified copies of Death Certificates may be obtained for deaths recorded in Lincoln County only. Call with specific questions.Lincoln CountyPublic Health Department (Limon) - Lincoln CountyLincoln County
    Public Health Department - Rio Grande CountyPrevention, people and partnerships sum up the work of local public health programs. The main purpose of public health is to make sure all of us have the opportunity to be healthy in mind, body and spirit. Most public health work is population-based, meaning it focuses on improving the health of the entire community rather than addressing individual health care needs. Current Services: Baby and me tobacco free (can earn diaper vouchers as a part of this program) HCP Healthy Communities Travel Clinic Immunizations Substance Use/Abuse PreventionRio GrandePublic Health Department - Rio Grande CountyRio Grande County
    Public Health Department (Saguache) - Saguache CountyThe Saguache County Public Health Department offers a variety of services for those who are eligible. Contact the agency for more information. SERVICES Home and Community Based Services Regional and County Disaster Preparedness HCP for Children With Special Needs Nursing Services - Immunization and Vaccination Fees Prevention Services Communicable Disease Investigation and Information Public Health Educational ProgramsSaguache CountyPublic Health Department (Saguache) - Saguache CountySaguache County
    Public Health Department (Salida) - Chaffee CountyChaffee County Public Health strives to elevate community health through immunization against communicable disease, health promotion, health protection and emergency preparedness. SERVICES Immunizations for all ages Health Care for children with special needs Public Health Planning Communicable Disease Prevention New Mother support Chaffee CountyPublic Health Department (Salida) - Chaffee CountyChaffee County
    Public Health (Fairplay) - Park CountyPublic Health offers services around breastfeeding education, communicable disease, health education, emergency preparedness, immunizations, nursing services, tobacco cessation, Women Infants and Children (WIC), and more.Park CountyPublic Health (Fairplay) - Park CountyPark County
    Public Health - Mineral CountyThe Mineral County Public Health office offers a variety of services for those who are eligible around health services. Services include CICP and Medicaid assistance, food bank, medication assistance program, senior health insurance counselor, health screenings, immunization, health education, and more. Contact the agency for more information.Mineral CountyPublic Health - Mineral CountyMineral County
    Public Health Programs - Summit County Public Health DepartmentProvides a number of services which prevent disease and promote and protect the health of the community. Also provides information and referral for healthcare availability in Summit County. The following services and programs are provided: - Child Care Consultations - Children With Special Health Care Needs - Colorado Life Trak - Communicable Disease - Community Health Screenings - Emergency Preparedness - Environmental Health - Immunizations for Children, Adolescents, and Adults - Prenatal Plus Summit CountySummit County Public Health DepartmentSummit County Public Health Department
    Public Health Services - Custer County Public Health AgencyProvides a variety of public health services to the community, including: - Communicable Disease Prevention - Immunizations for adults and children - County preparation for all hazards and emergencies - Fields complaints on restaurants, landlords, housing, and hotels - Tobacco education, prevention, cessation, and protection from second hand smokeCuster CountyPublic HealthCuster County Public Health Agency
    Public Health Services - Grand County Public HealthProvides services related to public health including: - Reporting, education, investigation, referral, and control of communicable diseases - Tuberculosis screenings - Offering drug discount cards - Child Care Center Health Consultations - Information and training for in-home child care providers - Health education - Free blood pressure checks - Free age appropriate books to parents for ages 6 months to 5 years - Referrals for prenatal care and pregnancy information - Newborn home visitation by nurses - Breastfeeding education and support - Childbirth education information - Immunizations - Injury prevention education - Vouchers for medical, mental and dental care referrals based on income - Referrals to resources for well child care and development concerns. - Annual flu shots, Tetanus and Diphtheria and Pertussis, Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B vaccinationGrand CountyGrand County Public Health - Grand County Public HealthGrand County Public Health

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