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.
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
Tuberculosis Medications for Treatment and Prevention
|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.
Vaccine to prevent seasonal influenza is available annually during regular office hours.
methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics.
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.