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Communicable Disease

 

Communicable diseases are contagious and may be transmitted from human to human, animal to human, insect to human, or infectious agent or toxin to human  direct or indirect contacts. 

 

Reportable Diseases                 Kansas Dept.  of Health and Environment.

 

Tuberculosis

Initial screening is provided for tuberculosis infection as required for employment, immigration and school entrance. Diagnosis and treatment are available for county residents exposed to tuberculosis disease. Services available to Barton County Residents

Tuberculin Skin Testing

Physician Consultation

Tuberculosis Medications for Treatment and Prevention


Tuberculosis: Frequently Asked Questions

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The clinic offers chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV testing during regular office hours. No appointment is needed. If you would like more information on STD clinic, education programs, or have other questions regarding STDs, please call the health department. Our office staff is available to answer questions and provide other referrals during regular office hours.

HIV: Frequently Asked Questions

Seasonal Influenza

Vaccine to prevent seasonal influenza is available annually during regular office hours.

 

Seasonal Influenza Information from CDC 

MRSA

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. 

 

Preventing MRSA

Rabies

Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Vaccines are available to prevent rabies infection pre/post exposure.

 

 

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