Programs & Services
Infectious Disease & Epidemiology Unit
The Infectious Disease Unit includes programs related to surveillance, screening, and control efforts for Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HIV/AIDS, and other illnesses that are designated as notifiable in Georgia. The Infectious Disease Unit activities include Directly Observed Therapy (DOT), contact tracing, partner notification, counseling, health education, case management, referral services, and collaboration with healthcare providers.
The District Medical Epidemiologist focuses on systematically collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data on chronic diseases, injuries, and environmental exposures among Georgians. Information from the section is used to design control and prevention measures, to evaluate the effectiveness of public health interventions, and to improve services to populations at greatest risk.
Click here for the Georgia Notifiable Disease Reporting Form and Notifiable Disease Poster.