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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