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Disease Investigations

When a case of a reportable disease is encountered, the Wasatch County Health Department conducts an investigation in an effort to find out where the disease came from and determine if anyone else is affected. Actions taken as part of an investigation may include: interviewing the patient and/or their  healthcare provider, conducting an environmental assessment (inspection), and collecting samples for laboratory analysis.

Below is a list of resources that may be used during an investigation, including access to UT-NEDSS/CSI TriSanoTM.

Investigation Resources
This model provides local health departments with guidelines for conducting an enteric disease outbreak investigation
This is a secure electronic disease surveillance, reporting, and management system. It was designed to support state and local public health agency epidemiologic activities. User name & password required
This user guide provides the procedures and protocols required when using UT-NEDSS/CSI TriSanoTM
This is the protocol used by WCHD's Communicable Disease staff when performing routine public health surveillance and conducting disease investigations.

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