Communicable Disease Control

Communicable Disease Control program provides prevention, testing, treatment and follow-up of sexually transmitted diseases, hepatitis, tuberculosis and other communicable diseases.  

Communicable Disease Services

  • Investigation and follow-up
  • Contact investigation
  • Reporting diseases to proper State personnel

Tuberculosis Services

  • Screening tests performed
  • Screening questionnaires for high-risk individuals
  • Chest x-rays as need
  • Medications provided
  • In-home directly observed medication therapy provided

Sexually Transmitted Diseases  Services

  • Screening tests
  • Treatment provided based on protocol and standing orders
  • Investigation and follow-up with contacts
  • Treatment of contacts provided

More Information

For more information on Communicable Diseases, go to the 
CDC website or call our team of Communicable Disease Nurses at 252-459-1701. To report communicable diseases, call 252-459-1701 or fax the information to 252-459-1236 -or- 252-459-9834