Florida Department of Health in Alachua County
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Disease Control

The Alachua County Disease Control Unit groups together staff that conduct surveillance and investigations for Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Epidemiology. It also houses regional programs in Tuberculosis and Sexually Transmitted Disease for a 16 county area. Human surveillance of diseases and conditions is required in order to meet the mission of public health: to focus attention on identifying, assessing, and controlling the presence and speed of communicable diseases. There are over 90 diseases and conditions listed as reportable. Any grouping, clustering, or outbreak is reported and acted upon immediately. Reports can be taken 24/7 by calling 352-334-7900.

General Information

Contact Information

Tuberculosis Control - Geneva Saulsberry (352) 334-7988 or (352) 334-8861
Hepatitis - Nadia Kovacevich (352) 334-7981
Sexually Transmitted Disease - George Gibbs (352) 334-7984
Epidemiology - Nadia Kovacevich (352) 334-7981
HIV/AIDS - Richard Willis (352) 334-7968

Epi InvestiGator Archive

The Epi InvestiGATOR is a quarterly Epidemiology newsletter targeted to Alachua County health professionals. It includes articles on local health issues as well as reportable disease statistics for the county.

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Winter 2012     Spring 2012
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Winter 2009 Fall 2009 Summer 2009 Spring 2010
Winter 2008 Fall 2008 Summer 2008 Spring 2009
Winter 2007 Fall 2007 Summer 2007 Spring 2008
Winter 2006 Fall 2006 Summer 2006 Spring 2007
Winter 2005 Fall 2005 Summer 2005 Spring 2006
Winter 2004 Fall 2004 Summer 2004 Spring 2005


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