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Communicable Disease Reporting | Airborne Infectious Diseases | Influenza

Fecal-Oral Infectious Diseases | Norovirus | Direct Contact Infectious Diseases

MRSA | Head Lice | Vaccination Requirements | Hearing & Vision Screening | Mercury

  


Communicable Disease Reporting

  • For questions about illness, please call the public health nurse at (231) 724-4723.
  • For help with the form or faxing, please call (231) 724-1238.

    

     


Airborne Infectious Diseases

Spread by droplet from nose, throat, and mouth by sneezing, coughing, and speaking

   

Common Name

Also Known As

Caused

By

Vaccine

Preventable

Fact

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Varicella
Virus
Yes
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Erythema infectisum
Virus
No
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Influenza
Virus
Yes
Rubella
Virus
Yes
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Rubeola
Virus
Yes
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Meningococcal, Haemophilus
Bacteria
Yes
Cytomegalovirus - CMV
Virus
No
Infectious parotitis
Virus
Yes
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Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Virus
No
Streptococcal disease
Bacteria
No
Roseola
Virus
No
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Tuberculosis
Bacteria
No
 
Pertussis
Bacteria
Yes
           

   

Influenza

    


Fecal-Oral Infectious Diseases

Spread by contamination of hands, food and drink or objects placed in the mouth

    

   

Common Name Also Known As

Caused

By

Vaccine

Preventable

Fact

Sheet

Campylobacteriosis
Bacteria
No
Escherichia coli
Bacteria
No
Giardiasis
Parasite
No
Hepatitis A
Virus
Yes
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Gastroenteritis
Virus
No
Salmonellosis, Gastroenteritis
Bacteria
No
Shigellosis, Gastroenteritis
Bacteria
No
           

    

Norovirus

  


Direct Contact Infectious Diseases

Spread by direct skin contact with wounds or discharges from an infected person, may also be spread by indirect contact with infected shared surfaces or objects

      

Common Name Also Known As

Caused

By

Vaccine

Preventable

Fact

Sheet

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  • Cold Sore
Herpes simplex
Virus
No
Coxsackievirus
Virus
No
Group A Streptococcus
Bacteria
No
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
Bacteria
No
Conjunctivitis
Virus, Bacteria or Allergen
No
   

   

MRSA

   


Handwashing

  


Respiratory Hygiene

    


Head Lice

   


Vaccination Requirements

    


Hearing & Vision Screening

   


Mercury