Communicable Diseases

Grand County Public Health works to prevent communicable diseases thorough education and immunization.

When communicable diseases occur, Grand County Public Health is responsible to prevent and/or contain widespread outbreaks.

Over 80 communicable diseases are reportable to Grand County Public Health by local physicians and laboratories. For these diseases Grand County Public Health is responsible for attempting to identify the source of the disease, possible modes of transmission, and risks to the community at large.

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