Epidemiology

epidemiology {ep´ï-de´me-ol´o-je} 1. the study of the relationships of the various factors determining the frequency and distribution of diseases in human communities. 2. the field of medicine concerned with the determination of the specific causes of localized outbreaks of infection, such as hepatitis, of toxic disorders, such as lead poisoning, or any other disease of recognized etiology. -- Dorland’s Medical Dictionary

Clinical Epidemiology: Healthcare-associated Infections, Antimicrobial Resistance, Tuberculosis, Newcomer Health...

Disease Prevention: HIV/AIDS Programs, STDs, Viral Hepatitis...

Immunization: Vaccines for Children, School Requirements, Vaccine Safety, Influenza, Travel...

Informatics and Information Services: Meaningful Use, electronic reporting...

Surveillance & Investigation: Influenza Surveillance, Disease Surveillance Data, Zoonotic Disease...

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Animal Contact & Human Health

"Bugs" and Human Health

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Foodborne Diseases

Healthcare Associated Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance

HIV & STDS

Influenza

Newcomer (Refugee) Health

Reportable Disease Surveillance Data

Reportable Disease List

Reporting Form (Epi-1, Revised 2011) or Reporting Form Portal (Epi-1)

Tuberculosis

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Lilian Peake, MD, MPH, State Epidemiologist
Director, Office of Epidemiology
109 Governor Street, 6th Floor East
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 864-8141
Fax: (804) 864-8139

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