Communicable, Preventable Disease Program
Provide prevention and treatment services to the community to minimize exposure, reduce the incidence of communicable disease, and assist in maintaining the health of those living with a communicable or preventable disease.
To ensure a minimum of preventable illness, disability, and premature death in Josephine County residents.
To reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted infections and other reportable communicable diseases through prevention, early diagnosis, treatment and investigation.
Oregon AIDS/STD Hotline
Hotline in English: (800) 777-2437
Hotline in Spanish: (800) 499-6940
The Oregon AIDS/STD Hotline features:
1.) English/Spanish telephone referrals 6 days per week (toll free).
2.) Online chat support.
3.) A 'shopping cart' feature to save selected resources.
4.) Oregon specific resources relating to HIV/AIDS and STDs.
5.) Information updated twice yearly and/or as new information is provided.
Infectious disease reporting, investigation and control: OAR Chapter 333, Division 18 & 19; ORS 431.150, ORS 433.006, ORS 431.416(2)(a)
Public health measures and quarantine: ORS 431.106-135
Tuberculosis investigation and control: ORS 437.005-030
Infection control requirements for occupational exposures to bloodborne pathogens: OAR 333-012-0300
Infection control training of staff per OSHA rules: OAR 333-012-0310
Investigation of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome cases: OAR 333-019-0039