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Epidemiology


Epidemiology

Welcome to the Office of Infectious Disease Control, Epidemiology and Health Planning

What do we do? Key activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Epi LogoEpidemiology, the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related events in specified populations, and the application of this study to control health problems.
  • Infection Control through disease surveillance, investigation and follow-up on affected populations.
  • Health Planning using data collection, analysis, and interpretation to guide program implementation and protect the health of Clayton County residents.
  • Investigating reports of disease outbreaks within the community.                       
  • Routine follow-up of communicable disease patients.
  • Maintaing District 3-3 disease mortality statistics.
  • Responding to disease statistics request from the private and public sector.
  • Coordinating with other Public Health Sections such as Bioterrorism and Environmental Health.