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Infectious Disease Hours8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri
ContactWeekdays (614) 645-1474
Emergency on-call (614) 645-7417
Foodborne Illness Reporting (614) 645-1791
Infectious Disease InvestigationInvestigates reported cases of communicable disease, monitors disease in the community, and prevents the spread of disease. The team ensures proper investigation and follow-up of all reported cases of communicable disease, conducts disease surveillance, implements prevention strategy, educates residents, and manages Perinatal Hepatitis B cases.
Infectious Disease Reporting System (IDRS)
IDRS is a 24-hour phone line for reporting to Columbus Public Health or Franklin County Public Health. This is for health care practitioners and laboratories only.
Foodborne Illness ReportingMany germs that make us sick can live in our food. Use safe kitchen practices to keep your food healthy. If you are concerned about food safety, contact the nurse at (614) 645-1791.
Educational Resources and InformationCheck Resources & Links and Forms & Publications at the top of the page for great information and links.
On Call LineA nurse is available on evenings, weekends, and holidays and may also be reached through the emergency 'on-call' line (614) 645-7417.