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Kiowa County Health Department

Communicable Disease


Recognize and prevent communicable disease outbreaks such as food and waterborne illness, tuberculosis, and childhood diseases.

Contact to OSDH Communicable Disease web site:  Acute Disease Service

OSDH Reportable Disease Forms/Cards  Disease Reporting

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Registered nurses and sanitarians are always available to investigate outbreaks as they occur.  In most circumstances, these professionals work as a local team with consultation from state epidemiologists to address community problems.

To report a problem

Please call (580) 726-3316 to report your problem.  Your call will be referred to an environmental specialist or nurse on call.  After hours, there is an Acute Disease Service Epidemiologist-on-Call available 24 hours/7 days a week at (405) 271-4060 for communicable disease consultations and reporting of diseases or outbreaks.

Link for fact sheets for diseases

Reportable infectious diseases: What to Report and How to Report

OSDH Disease information links: Disease Information

Contact person for questions

For questions please contact KCHD at (580) 726-3316.  

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