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Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control

Durham Region Health Department is working hard to prevent and control the spread of infectious diseases in our community

Stop the Spread of Germs

Health Department staff work with key personnel of hospitals, long-term care facilities, homes for the aged, shelters, child care centres, schools and emergency personnel to reduce the risk of infections and disease outbreaks.

Outbreaks in the community are investigated and steps are taken to reduce and stop the spread of illness and death.