Communicable/Infectious Disease Control

Communicable Disease Reporting

The Public Nursing Division of the Tippecanoe County Health Department is determined to combine healthcare and resources to keep our community healthy. As public health nurses we are responsible for monitoring the communicable diseases in our county.

 Some Examples of Communicable Diseases Include:

  • Hepatitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Food Borne Illnesses
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Health Care Professionals are required to report specific communicable diseases to the Tippecanoe County Health Department. When we receive the reports we continue to monitor the patient and follow up with the case.

Our Public Health Nurses keep all information confidential and remain as professional as possible.

 If you have questions about reporting or specific diseases. Please contact our office at 765-423-9221 Ext. 1

 
We have Disease Fact Sheets available on several diseases.