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Communicable diseases are illnesses caused by specific infectious agents or their toxic products and are transmitted from an infected person, animal or inanimate reservoir to another person. Education, prevention, treatment and the investigation of cases/sources/causes of those illnesses are the responsibilities of Health Department Staff assigned to the Control of Communicable Disease program. Schools, hospitals, clients and the entire community collaborate in the efforts to keep the county  a healthy place in which to live.

Contact Us
Communicable Disease Coordinator: Robin Opfermann, RN
Phone: 734-240-7832
Toll free: 888-354-5500 Ext. 7832

Immunization Clinic
Provides protection from:

-Diphtheria    -Human Papillomavirus (HPV)    -Mumps  -Rubella 
-Hepatitis A             -Influenza  -Pneumococcal Disease    -Shingles 
-Hepatitis B  -Measles  -Pertussis  -Tetanus 
-Hib  -Meningococcal Disease  -Polio -Varicella (Chicken Pox) 
 

Appointments Required
For More Information Call 734-240-7800 or toll free at 888-354-5500, Ext. 7800

Additional Resources:
Handwashing
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Hand Washing: A Powerful Antidote to Illness
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Handwashing

Immunizations
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Immunizations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Immunization Schedules 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Vaccines and Immunizations
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) - Immunization Program
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Immunization

Other Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Diseases and Conditions
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - En Espanol