The Epidemiology and Assessment unit’s medical directors, public health nurses, and epidemiologists investigate individual cases and outbreaks of reported communicable disease (see List of Reportable Diseases) per the State of California Code of Regulations. We monitor disease trends, and often provide current statistics and other information to doctors, hospitals, the public and news media. For more information or CD reporting 24/7 call 714-834-8180.
CD Connection Newsletter - JuneJune 29, 2018 Endemic (Flea-Borne) Typhus Update Flea-borne typhus is endemic in Orange County and cases may occur at any time. Incidence generally increases in the upcoming summer months in our area. Clinicians should consider typhus in patients with compatible symptoms and send testing. More...
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