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Communicable Disease Control
Reducing the risk of transmission and slowing the spread of developing diseases.
Our goal is to control the spread of general communicable diseases, vaccine preventable disease, rabies and vector-borne disease in Mecklenburg County through detection, investigation, surveillance, education and care.
A resource to child care providers for the prevention and control of communicable diseases in the child care setting. The nurse plays an active role in the investigation of communicable diseases in child care facilities and works closely with Environmental Health in areas of sanitation.
- NC DPH Immunization: Childcare Facilities
- Annual Immunization Report
- Pertussis Information
- Shigella Fact Sheet
For blood exposure, the Child Care Provider should contact the Mecklenburg County Health Department at 980-314-9201 for information on how to proceed.
Visit Child Care Health Consultants (CCHC) for information for licensed child care centers to establish policies and procedures to promote and improve the health and safety of children ages zero to five.
Workshops for Child Care Providers:
- Communicable Diseases
The Adult/Health Day Care Consultant is a registered nurse who monitors Adult/Health Day Care services in Mecklenburg County. These centers provide structured programs during the day in a community group setting to support the personal independence of disabled and older adults. Programs are designed to promote participants’ social, physical, and emotional well-being while providing health care and food services.
Routine compliance monitoring is performed by Adult Day Care Coordinators located at County Departments of Social Services and Adult Day Health Nurse Specialists located at County Departments of Public Health.
If you have questions about Adult Day Health/Day Care in a North Carolina county, please visit http://www.ncdhhs.gov/aging for more informatio
Health Advisories for Providers
Health advisories and alerts from the Public Health department, CDC, NC Department of Health and Human Services, and other Health organizations. Sign up to receive Mecklenburg County Public Health advisories.