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Epidemiology Annex Example - Marion County

Description:

The epidemiology annex identifies systems and protocols for the surveillance and investigation of diseases of public health interest.

This 59-page PDF plan includes detailed explanations regarding the operation of investigation of disease and can be used as an example for other health departments seeking to use epidemiological data to promote the public's health. It includes fact sheets, flow charts, example forms, job descriptions, correspondence templates, etc.

A number local public health preparedness practitioners have commented that this tool provides an excellent example of an epidemiology plan for any size health department. In particular, reviewers have praised the acronym list located on pages 27-29.

The plan is detailed, thorough, and specific to the local area.   

Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Epidemiology, Project Public Health Ready

Jurisdiction:

300,000 - 399,999

Institutional Author:

Marion County Health Department, FL

Submitted:

05/21/2008

Modified:

08/17/2012

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Five most recent user comments

5 Stars of 5 - Extremely Useful
EPI Annex to Emergency Operations Plan
By Paula Anderson
This is a comprehensive approach to the EPI portion of an Emergency Operations Plan. 


5 Stars of 5 - Extremely Useful
Epi Annex
By Dean BeLer
An excellent and stellar product; valuable reference on the creation of one's own detailed plan to include many excellent forms.


5 Stars of 5 - Extremely Useful
Epi Annex
By Amanda Bogard
Well organized, well written.