Disease Prevention & Control

Disease Prevention and Control (DP&C) works to prevent and control infectious (communicable) diseases through ongoing public health measures such as the following:

  • Communicable disease investigations
  • Education
  • Infectious diseases information and resources
  • Monitoring infectious disease occurrences
  • Outbreak planning / disaster response
  • Refugee health screening
  • TB control
  • Vaccination (see Immunizations Program)

How to report

For information about how to report a disease, possible outbreak, suspected foodborne or waterborne illness, see Emergency Reporting.