Friday, August 29, 2014

Services Provided

  • Gathers reports of diseases in the community
  • Interviews people with disease
  • Conducts follow-up investigations to determine the source of

What You Can Do

  • Wash your hands with soap and clean running water for 20 seconds.
  • Always cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Communicable Disease Reporting

The Communicable Disease Reporting Program monitors the occurrence of contagious illnesses within Montgomery County. Our team gathers reports of diseases in the community, interviews people with disease, and conducts follow-up investigations to determine the source of infection.

The Communicable Disease staff makes recommendations for the treatment of cases and prophylaxis of contacts, educates the public about disease transmission, and provides timely and accurate information to the community to avert outbreaks.

The Communicable Disease staff works closely with hospitals, physician offices, urgent cares, schools and daycares in Montgomery County to help prevent and control the spread of diseases and protect the health of our community.

All reportable diseases should be reported to the Communicable Disease Reporting Nurse by telephone, mail or fax during normal business hours.

Downloadable Files

Report of total number of confirmed cases each month
Report and compare confirmed cases each month with confirmed cases in same month from previous year
PHLKCDRYTD10yr 2002-2011
Report total cases by the year in a ten year overview

Public Health in the Community

What to Do When Your Home Has Flooded

House FloodTorrential rains and storms in the Spring can result in flash flooding throughout the Miami Valley.

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County wants residents to be informed about proper food and water handling when disasters occur. The following are precautions to take before, during and after a flood happens.

Flood waters often carry bacteria or other contaminants, so take safety precautions by wearing rubber boots and gloves, and be careful not to let the water touch your skin. If you are exposed to the water, wash your skin with soap and water.

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