Communicable diseases are illnesses caused by viruses or bacteria that people spread to one another through contact with contaminated surfaces, bodily fluids, blood products, insect bites, or through the air. There are many examples of communicable diseases. Health professionals need to be aware that some require reporting to appropriate health departments or government agencies in the locality of the outbreak. Some examples of reportable communicable disease include HIV, hepatitis A, B and C, measles, salmonella, measles, and blood-borne illnesses. Most common forms of spread include fecal-oral, food, sexual intercourse, insect bites, contact with contaminated fomites, droplets, or skin contact.
Anonymous or confidential counseling, testing and education for persons at risk.
Diseases and Related Conditions:
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)
HIV/AIDS & STDs
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
STDs & Infertility
Tuberculosis Control Program
Tuberculin skin testing (TST) is provided, for a fee, through our Immunization clinics. Please call the number located closest to you to make an appointment.
- Doylestown and Quakertown call 215-345-3344
- Levittown call 267-580-3510
More information about a Tuberculin skin test can be found here Version OptionsEpidemiologyHeadline.