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Disease Surveillance

The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) disease surveillance program monitors and investigates diseases to help prevent and control outbreaks in our communities. In coordination with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, NCDHD conducts epidemiological investigations and follow up which involve vector borne disease (diseases spread by mosquitos and ticks), food and water borne illnesses hepatitis and other infectious diseases and health concerns.

 

NCDHD works in partnership with local hospitals, clinics, healthcare providers, long term care facilities, and schools to receive prompt notification of infectious diseases and other diseases of public health importance. NCDHD is notified of all lab-confirmed communicable diseases, conducts prompt investigations coordinates the collection of data, and provides public health guidance. 

 

NCDHD also assists with education and training on communicable disease prevention.

Disease Reporting

Communicable disease and other conditions may pose a threat to the publics health. Use the following guidelines for what should be reported: 

 

For more information on diseases: 
List of Diseases & Conditions - DHHS

To learn about Nebraska's Health Alert Network: 

Health Alert Network (HAN) - DHHS

CDC

CDC:

Influenza Report

DHHS

DHHS:

Influenza & RSV Report

DHHS

DHHS:

Influenza, RSV, & COVID-19 Dashboard

CDC

CDC:

Influenza Report

DHHS

DHHS:

Influenza & RSV Report

DHHS

DHHS:

Influenza, RSV, & COVID-19 Dashboard

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