Human surveillance of diseases and conditions is required in order to meet the mission of public health: to focus attention on identifying, assessing, and controlling the presence and speed of communicable diseases. There are over 90 diseases and conditions listed as reportable. Any grouping, clustering, or outbreak is reported and acted upon immediately. Reports can be taken 24/7 by calling 352-334-7900.
The Epi InvestiGATOR: Our Epidemiology department's quarterly newsletter. This newsletter is targeted to Alachua County health professionals and includes articles on local health issues as well as reportable disease statistics for the county.