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Communicable disease data and information

Data and facts

  • Facts from AIDS to Zoonotic diseases
  • Annual disease case summaries
  • Food borne illness outbreaks
  • Advisories about emerging cases of disease

Quarterly newsletter on communicable disease, epidemiology and immunizations

Quarterly newsletter

Public Health's quarterly newsletter with goals of preventing – and better understanding – communicable diseases. Includes monthly case numbers of selected cases of disease in King County.

Communicable disease guidelines and resources for health care professionals

For health care providers

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

HIV and STD resources for patients

HIV/STD program

  • Where to get tested
  • Drug use and harm reduction tips and guidelines
  • PrEP and PEP
  • Resources for medical providers
  • And more...

Immunizations program

Immunizations program

  • Childhood immunizations for school year
  • Immunization schedules for children and adults
  • Where to find an immunization clinic
  • 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

Tuberculosis (TB) Control

  • 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

Zoonotic Disease program

Zoonotic Disease program

  • Pet and animal-related business permits
  • Animals-to-human disease facts
  • Resources for veterinarians
  • Rabies facts and other resources
  • And more...

Stop Germs, Stay Healthy hand washing campaign

Stop Germs, Stay Healthy!

Posters to download and order professionally-printed ones in multiple languages to encourage healthy behaviors to limit the spread of respiratory illnesses such as colds and flu.

Mascots: They're Just Like Us!

Mascots: Flu Prevention campaign

Promoting simple and effective ways to prevent the spread of the flu using local team mascots and the Ivar's Clam.

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