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    Overview of the Division of Communicable Disease

    Division Activities                                                                                 
    • Provide support and consultation to local health departments and other health care professionals 

    • Collect and analyze data on communicable diseases and share with the health care community 

    • Develop programs and strategies to control communicable diseases 

    • Engage in special studies related to the control of communicable diseases 

    • Provide liaison with CDC on issues related to communicable diseases 

    Contact Information for Division Staff 

      Surveillance and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section              

    • Emergency Notification Network 

    • Enhanced surveillance for infectious and unusual diseases 

    • Michigan Disease Surveillance System 

    • Great Lakes Border Health Initiative 

    • Syndromic surveillance 

    • Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated & Resistant Pathogens 

    • Exploration of novel surveillance systems 

    • Preparedness and coordination for bioterrorism events and pandemic influenza 

    • State BT and Flu Preparedness Plans 

    • National Pharmaceutical Stockpile preparations 

    • Continuing education on biological agents 

    • Partnerships with law enforcement, emergency management and local public health in the surveillance for and response to incidents of intentional civilian exposure to infectious and hazardous agents (bioterrorism) 

    • Maintenance of the Communicable Disease Information and Resources (CD INFO) website 

    • Surveillance and control of respiratory infections, such as influenza and legionellosis 

    • Control, surveillance and education of food-borne diseases such as E.coli 0157:H7, salmonellosis, hepatitis A and viral gastroenteritis 

    • Control, surveillance and education about communicable diseases of the central nervous system such as meningitis, and encephalitis such as meningococcal disease 

    • Enhancing the capacities of local communities 

    Zoonotics and Special Projects Section 

    HIV, STD, Adult VH and TB Epidemiology Section                     

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