Ana Cecilia Scuteri, MPH – Program Manager
Pamela Tiffany, RN
William Miller, RN
Olga Aponte, RN
Victoria Allen, Senior Clerk
What Does the Epidemiology Program do?
|1. Investigate, intervene, monitor, and coordinate reporting of communicable diseases occur in Osceola County.
|2. Identify the source of an agent, identify the mode and time of transmission, identify other persons who may have been exposed, and institute prompt action to prevent the spread of disease.
|3. Provide education and consultation on infectious diseases to professional providers and community groups.
Prepare, through education and training, to deal with potential threats from the use of biological weapons of mass destruction.
Assist with studies to assess health risks associated with new emerging infectious agents.
Provide a weekly report of communicable diseases to the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology.
Manage the Prenatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program to identify and protect family members and contacts of prenatal and postpartum women who are positive for hepatitis B surface antigen, a marker of viral hepatitis B infectivity.
What does the TB Program do?
| To identify, treat and prevent the spread of tuberculosis disease in Osceola County and control its public health threat.
| To ensure the identification and treatment of all persons with active tuberculosis disease.
| To ensure that persons at high risk of progressing towards the disease are identified and receive prophylaxis thereby preventing future occurrence of tuberculosis disease in the county.
For HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) reporting, use this Form. The completed form can be faxed to 850-414-8103 or mailed to 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-19, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1716. Phone number is 850-245-4303
Osceola 2007- Week 42
Florida Weekly Disease Tables
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Reportable Conditions List Osceola 2010
Sexually Transmitted Disease HIV/AIDS
H1N1 Swine Flu Information
H1N1 Swine Influenza Florida Department of Health Epidemiology Program
Children's Rabies Brochure
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology