The Communicable Disease Program is responsible for monitoring and controlling infectious diseases in general, including diseases that can be prevented with vaccines such as measles, rubella, pertussis and hepatitis B, diseases that cause diarrhea and vomiting (salmonellosis, listeriosis, e. coli), diseases caused by fungi (valley fever), and diseases caused by bacteria-related toxins (botulism, food poisoning).
- provides data and statistics on selected reportable infectious diseases by monitoring disease trends through surveillance and epidemiologic investigations;
- provides technical assistance to local and tribal health departments regarding prevention and control of disease caused by infectious agents and microbial toxins; and
- provides information for health care providers and disease information for the public.
If you have questions about an infectious disease or would like more information, please contact Ginnie Scales, Health Services Manager, at (928) 402-8811.
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Fact Sheet
Zika Virus Facts Sheet