Epidemiology & Surveillance

Davis County Health Department is responsible for the surveillance of reportable diseases, the investigation and control of communicable diseases, and provision of educational materials and services to assist communities in reducing the incidence of communicable diseases.

The goal of epidemiology is to prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases in Davis County by:

  • Conducting active and passive surveillance
  • Monitoring the occurrence and severity of infectious diseases
  • Identifying and controlling outbreaks through:
    • Complete and timely investigations
    • Interruption of disease transmission (i.e. isolation and quarantine)
    • Administration of prophylactics (i.e. vaccinations, antibiotics)
    • Education to prevent recurrence
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  • Educating the public and healthcare professionals about infectious diseases
  • Collaborating with communities and other partners to plan, implement and evaluate science-based strategies to prevent infectious diseases
  • Coordinating surveillance and control efforts for all infectious diseases of public health importance
  • Providing public health assistance/intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

For communicable disease data and/or reports specific to Davis County, please click here.  

Contact Information

Communicable Disease Control & Prevention

Email Us
ask-a-nurse@daviscountyutah.gov

Physical Address
22 South State Street
2nd Floor 
Clearfield, Utah 84015

Mailing Address
Davis County Health Department
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025

Phone Numbers
(801) 525-5200 :: Main
(801) 525-5201 :: Fax

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