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Disease Prevention and Control

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Infectious diseases, from flu to pertussis to measles, affect all of us at one time or another.  Public Health, on the state and local level, monitors the occurrence of infectious diseases, develops strategies for preventing and controlling those diseases and works to put those strategies in action.

     Screen and refer for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease
     Respond to infectious disease problems and outbreaks in the community
     Information, resources and education on infectious disease
     Immunization assessment, resources and education
     Immunization clinics
     Infant Hepatitis B prevention
     Childhood lead poisoning prevention
     Refugee-Immigrant Health
          Facilitation of screening exam
          Tuberculosis screening
          Community based health education
          Community resource connection

March 19, 2020:  Public Health Immunization Clinics postponed until further notice 

2020 Schedule of Public Immunization Clinics (English)
2020 Campaña de Vacunas (Spanish)
Rugta Tallaakla ee 2020 (Somali)

Vaccine Preventable Diseases and When To Get Shots Minnesota Department of Health
Vaccine Information Statements Immunization Action Coalition - all languages
Understanding Vaccines   Public
Seasonal Flu Information   Minnesota Department of Health 
Vaccinations for International Travel  Centers for Disease Control:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cover your Cough Campaign and Hand Hygiene  Minnesota Department of Health

Hennepin County Infectious Disease Manual  Disease/Conditions Information
Tuberculosis (TB) and Latent Tuberculosis Infection  Minnesota Department of Health
Prescription and over-the-counter medication dropbox location:  Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department, Main Lobby
Medical Waste Disposal Information  Minnesota Pollution Control website