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Communicable disease fact sheets

Communicable disease fact sheets

  • Facts from AIDS to Zoonotic diseases
  • Annual case number summaries in King County
  • Food borne illness outbreaks
  • Health advisories about emerging cases of disease

Communicable disease guidelines and resources for health care professionals

For health care professionals

  • Disease reporting requirements
  • Vaccines for Children program
  • Flu surveillance activities
  • Diagnostic testing algorithm
  • Infection control guidelines
  • and more...

HIV/STD services and advisories

HIV/STD services and resources

  • Where to get tested
  • Questions about HIV and STDs
  • Drug use and harm reduction tips and guidelines
  • Care services for positive persons
  • Publications and reports
  • Resources for health care professionals
  • And more...

Immunizations program

Immunizations program

  • Childhood immunizations for school year
  • Immunization schedules for children and adults
  • Where to find an immunization clinic
  • Vaccine safety
  • Flu season resources
  • And more...

Public Health Laboratory

Public Health Laboratory

  • Services for health care professionals
  • Guidelines on storage and transportation of specimens
  • Microbiology services
  • Specimen pick up locations and delivery schedule
  • Fee schedule per specimen

Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program

Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program

  • Where to get a TB test for school or work
  • Reporting requirements for health care professionals
  • Annual TB reports and data summary
  • Related external resources

Quarterly newsletter on communicable disease, epidemiology and immunizations

Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Quarterly

Public Health’s quarterly newsletter on communicable disease, epidemiology and immunizations. Our goal is to better serve those who share Public Health's goals of preventing – and better understanding – communicable diseases. Includes monthly case numbers of selected cases of disease in King County.

Stop Germs, Stay Healthy hand washing campaign

Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!

A public education campaign to encourage healthy behaviors to limit the spread of respiratory illnesses such as colds and flu.

Download posters in multiple languages or order free professionally-printed ones.

Mascots: They're Just Like Us!

"Mascots: They're Just Like Us!"

Public Health developed the "Mascots: They're Just Like Us!" campaign as a fun way to promote simple and effective ways to prevent the spread of the flu using local team mascots and the Ivar's Clam.

Download posters in multiple languages or order free, professionally-printed ones and watch our video public service announcement.