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Communicable Disease Control and Prevention


Disease Surveillance and Investigation

The District Epidemiologist and Communicable Disease Nurses perform follow-up investigations on all diseases considered reportable by the Code of Virginia and the State Board of Health. View the Virginia Reportable Disease List here.  To view Disease Fact Sheets in English and Spanish, please visit the VDH Office of Epidemiology website.

To report a disease to the health district, please complete the VDH Confidential Morbidity Report (Epi-1) form and submit it to the Woodbridge Clinic or Manassas Clinic. Healthcare professionals seeking additional information on disease control and regulation should visit the VDH Office of Epidemiology website

Other communicable disease services include:

  • Collecting and analyzing data on reportable diseases
  • Performing surveillance for communicable diseases and illnesses of public health significance
  • Providing counseling and education to clients with reportable diseases
  • Investigating outbreaks of disease in the community
  • Partnering with schools and child care programs to encourage communicable disease prevention and surveillance
  • Acting as the liaison between medical providers and the Virginia Department of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS) when certain laboratory testing is required

Tuberculosis (TB) Services

The Prince William Health District provides the following Tuberculosis (TB) services to the community:

  • Tuberculin Risk Assessment with tuberculin skin testing if indicated for work/school clearance
  • Chest X-Ray and treatment recommendations for positive skin test individuals
  • Diagnosis, treatment, case management or co-management with private physicians for all cases and suspected cases of tuberculosis
  • Evaluation of individuals exposed to a case of active tuberculosis

Services are provided at a low cost or sliding scale fee, based on financial eligibility.

Tuberculosis screening and skin testing is available in both the Manassas and Woodbridge Clinics.  There is a fee for this service.  Visit the immunizations page for additional details.

Forms and Documents

Tuberculin Skin Testing (PPD) Registration Information

TB PPD Registration Information English  /  TB PPD Registration Information Spanish

 


Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Clinic Services

The Prince William Health District offers free* STI screening, detection, treatment and education.

Services offered during STI clinics include:

  • Free services for the detection, screening and treatment of STIs;
  • Free confidential HIV testing, counseling and education;
  • STI education, information and referral to other services as appropriate;
  • Risk reduction counseling.

STI testing is offered at the Manassas Clinic on Wednesdays from 1:00 – 2:00  p.m. and at the Woodbridge Clinic on Fridays from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. No appointment is necessary. Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Services are available to all residents of the Prince William Health District.

*Routine testing is free of charge. Fees are charged for non-routine testing. Please call us for additional information.

Forms and Documents

Disease Information and Data: VDH Office of Epidemiology, Division of Disease Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infections Confidential Health History Form:

VDH STI Confidential Health History English  /  VDH STI Confidential Health History Spanish


Last Updated: 06-20-2014

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