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Communicable Disease Control

The Communicable Disease Control 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, you can also email us at epi@ochca.com.


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County of Orange Provides Clarification to Local Businesses After State Issues New Guidance for Reopening Additional IndustriesThe California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released new guidance for the reopening of additional sectors of economies in jurisdictions like Orange County that have already submitted an attestation and received approval to move deeper into Stage 2 of the State's Resilience Roadmap.
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County Health Officer Issues Amended Orders and Strong Recommendations to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19In light of recently-issued industry guidance by the California Department of Public Health and Cal-OSHA regarding places of worship and hair salons, the County Health Officer today issued amended Health Officer's Orders and strong recommendations to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Orange County as more businesses move toward re-opening. They revise and supersede the May 23, 2020 Orders and recommendations.
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OC Animal Care to Host the Family Fur-st Pet Food PantryOC Animal Care will be kicking off the Family Fur-st Drive Thru Pet Pantry to support Orange County families in need of pet food. The Family Fur-st Pet Food Pantry events will take place on the second Saturday of every month while food is available, and the need is still present in the community.
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City of Westminster Special Recall Election Recount Ends with No ChangesThe recount of the ballots cast in the City of Westminster Special Recall Election has concluded with no change to the original outcome. The recount began Tuesday, April 28, 2020 and concluded Friday, May 29, 2020.
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John Wayne Airport Posts April 2020 StatisticsAirline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in April 2020 as compared with April 2019. In April 2020, the Airport served 25,313 passengers, a decrease of 97.2% when compared with the April 2019 passenger traffic count of 899,186.
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