Disease Prevention & Control

Wright County promotes healthy behaviors in order to prevent the spread of infectious disease by:
 
  • Screening and referrals for diagnosis
  • Information, resources, and education on preventing the spread of infectious disease
  • Infant Hepatitis B prevention and case management 
  • Investigation and follow-up for certain reportable diseases
  • Childhood lead poisoning prevention and follow-up
  • Immunizations against Vaccine Preventable Diseases through our Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Program.
  • Refugee Health offers facilitation of screening exam, education, and referral to resources
October through May is considered Influenza Season: 
Follow these tips to stay healthy?
  • Avoid close contact with others who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose
  • Get your influenza vaccine
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Use proper hand hygiene

 
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