Communicable Disease

The Boone County Health Department is responsible for the identification of potential communicable disease problems and the control of the spread of communicable disease within the community.

BCHD coordinates the investigation of communicable disease outbreaks, determines the scope of the resulting health threat, and initiates appropriate action.  Educational and informational programs are held to inform the public of communicable disease prevention needs.

Services include:

  • Follow-up on reportable comunicable diseases
  • Tuberculosis prevention including testing, treatment, education, and counseling
  • Sexually transmitted disease surveillance and investigation
  • Referral for other services as needed