Friday, January 19, 2018
Communicable Diseases

The goals of this program are to prevent and contain infectious diseases through outbreak investigations and disease follow-up.  Our staff works with healthcare providers, hospitals, and laboratories to:

  • Detect and report cases of infectious diseases 
  • Investigate the circumstances of each case
  • Provide information to families and communities regarding diseases
  • Recommend and implement measures to control the spread of diseases

To talk with a member of our staff, please call 319-653-7758 or 1-800-655-7758.   

Information about diseases that have occurred in Washington County in 2017 (click on each bullet to learn more): 


To report a communicable disease, please call 
319-653-7758 or 1-800-655-7758.

To report a communicable disease after hours or on weekends, please call 1-800-362-2736.