The Disease Prevention and Control division has the public health responsibility to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. This responsibility is achieved through surveillance activities, assessment, evaluation and direct clinic services to clients for tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, refugee health, perinatal hepatitis B, immunizations, well child exams, vaccine preventable diseases and communicable disease investigations.
The DPC division provides two additional services: (1) qualified clients receive car seats along with education on correct use; and (2) outreach activities are provided to families of children who qualify for Child and Teen Check-ups.
This report provides an in-depth overview of the services provided by the Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) division of Olmsted County Public Health Services (OCPHS).
201014 DPC Annual Report.pdf (PDF 4 MB)