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Programs whose public health efforts focus on the prevention, control and eradication of a particular communicable disease or condition.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Berks County State Health CenterPromotes healthy lifestyles, prevent injury and disease, and to assure the safe delivery of quality healthcare for all Commonwealth citizens. Offers the following services: - Childhood lead poisoning prevention program - Community outreach - Disease investigations - Flu shots - Health information and referrals - HIV/AIDS services including consultation and follow up - Immunizations clinics - Perinatal Hepatitis B case management - PKU services - Public Health Preparedness - STD consultation and follow up - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome services - Child health services - Tuberculosis programsBerksBerks County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Zika VirusZika virus information and helpline: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/disease-qa.html*Main Site (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chester County Health Department - Communicable Disease ControlMonitoring and investigation of communicable diseases, response to disease outbreaks. Free, confidential testing, counseling and exams for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS on a walk-in basis. Tuberculosis screening and treatment.Chester*Main Site (Chester County Health Department)Chester County Health Department
Communicable DiseaseServes as a consultant in the investigation of all reportable communicable diseases in the 13 county area. Works in conjunction with the District EPI manager to insure competent and timely services in the areas of communicable disease epidemiology.DauphinPennsylvania Department of Health - South Central District OfficePennsylvania Department of Health
Communicable Disease ControlCommunicable disease investigations are carried out by community health nurses on a daily basis throughout the commonwealth. During the course of an investigation, nurses collect information to determine the source of the disease, make contact with those who have been affected either directly or indirectly, and follow up to assure both treatment of patients and resolution of the root cause of the disease.UnionUnion County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Lancaster County State Health CenterOffers the following services: - Immunizations (all ages), offered by appointment Thursday, 9:00-11:30am & 1:00-2:30 pm. Immunization record must be brought along. Immunizations for measles, rubella, and mumps can be given between ages 12-15 months, others usually 2 months. The following immunizations are offered: DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine) Prevnar (Pneumocial vaccine for infants) MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A Gardasil (Vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer and precancerous cervical lesions) HIB (hemophilus influenza) DT Booster or TD (for older children) Varicella (chickenpox) TDYS - Tuberculosis Clinics provide confidential diagnosis, treatment (including medication), and follow-up. (Will do a free testing for persons who have been exposed to the germ). TB clinic by appointment - HIV/AIDS antibody testing and pre- and post-test counseling. Free, confidential and anonymous. HIV clinic Tuesdays by appointment - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) home visiting, bereavement counseling, and referral services - Lead Poisoning: Will provide lead testing, case management, nursing assessment, and arrangement of environmental inspection for children up to age six with a venous blood level at or above the level designated for case management by the Pa Dept. of Health. Provides general information on lead poisoning, including prevention, treatment and hazard reduction. Lead testing by appointment 3rd Thursday - Investigation and control of reportable diseases. Educates patient regarding possible source, transmission, and prevention/control measures. Investigations include reportable communicable and non-communicable diseases and food and/or waterborne disease outbreaks - Outbreak investigation of multiple cases of illness linked to a common source. Gathers information regarding symptoms, onset, activities, food and beverage history of ill versus non-ill persons. If threat of an outbreak that mass immunizations may prevent or limit, the center may quickly establish mass immunization sites among the non-immunized population. - High risk infant follow-up program for families without health insurance, who have premature infants, or infants with congenital defects. Home assessment, health education, and growth and development monitoring are provided by a nurse. - Information and referral services on Hepatitis C, AIDS, genetic disorders, cardiac, cleft palate, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria, spina bifida, sexually transmitted diseases. If there is a program at the state level for specific disorders, the staff will assist local residents in accessing these services. - PKU follow-up provided to infants with elevated phenylalanine levels. Nurse will act as a liaison between the family and the PKU Treatment Center. - Rabies prevention. All animal bites are reported to the State Health Center. Both victim and owner are contacted and informed of protocol for confinement of the animal. If there is a risk of rabies, a nurse will assess and educate the parties involved regarding the need for rabies prophylaxis. - Community Education Programs on such topics as: AIDS, diabetes, health risk education, high blood pressure, and nutrition. Farm and fire safety education programs for health fairs and parochial schools, including Amish schools. Health and safety educational programs for day care and HeadStart staffs and WIC parents. - Provides information on West Nile Virus. LancasterLancaster County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Lebanon County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.LebanonLebanon County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Armstrong County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).ArmstrongArmstrong County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Beaver County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).BeaverBeaver County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Butler County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).ButlerButler County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Fayette County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).FayetteFayette County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Greene County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).GreeneGreene County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Indiana County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).IndianaIndiana County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Lawrence County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).LawrenceLawrence County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - McKean County State Health CenterState Health Center provides immunizations, HIV testing and counseling, lead poisoning prevention, education and case management, disease investigations, prevention and education. McKeanPennsylvania Department of Health - McKean County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Mercer County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).MercerMercer County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Washington County State Health CenterServices include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).WashingtonWashington County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Schuylkill County State Health CenterOffers an immunization clinic, tuberculosis clinic, hypertension screenings, HIV clinic, home visiting and communicable disease reporting and follow-up.SchuylkillSchuylkill County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
Susquehanna County State Health CenterHealth centers engage in community health assessment and quality assurance activities and provide other public health services, including community integration and outreach programs, to promote healthy behaviors. Program support services include: • communicable disease reporting and investigation: • epidemiology, informational and referral; • chronic disease prevention and intervention programs; • communicable disease clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); • family health programs and environmental health services SusquehannaSusquehanna County State Health DepartmentPennsylvania Department of Health

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