Disease Prevention

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Disease Prevention
The Eagle County Communicable Disease Program focuses on preventing and controlling the spread of communicable diseases by:

  • Monitoring diseases
  • Investigating diseases
  • Identifying risks that cause disease
  • Coordinating prevention strategies
  • Consulting with healthcare providers
The following programs also fall within Disease Prevention & Control activities: 
Flu and COVID Vaccines
Immunization Program
Travel Clinic

Tuberculosis (TB)

ECPHE disease prevention team works in coordination with the state tuberculosis program to provide treatment and control activities according to current standards and Colorado laws, rules, and regulations. These activities include management of latent and active tuberculosis, outreach activities, and contact investigations and isolation in compliance with Colorado statutes.

Click here to learn more about Eagle County Public Health's Tuberculosis (TB) Program.

For more information, call 970-235-0187 or email diseaseprevention@eaglecounty.us.

Environmental Health & Food Borne Illness

Environmental Health and Disease Prevention work collectively to prevent, investigate, and control food-borne and bug-borne illnesses.

Report a Suspected Foodborne Illness to Eagle County Environmental Health
Resources:

FDA Recalls
Food Poisoning Overview
Foodborne Illnesses and Germs FAQ
Help Prevent Spread of Norovirus
Help Prevent Spread of Norovirus (Spanish)
Bug-borne Disease

For Health Care Providers

To report a communicable disease: contact Eagle County Public Health at 970-235-0187 or diseaseprevention@eaglecounty.us. After hours and weekends, contact the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) at 303-370-9395.

Disease Reporting Guidance
STD/HIV Resources
CDPHE Division of Disease Control
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