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Communicable Disease Control

The Communicable Disease Control unit’s medical directors, public health nurses, and epidemiologists investigate individual cases and outbreaks of reported communicable disease (see List of Reportable Diseases) per the State of California Code of Regulations. We monitor disease trends, and often provide current statistics and other information to doctors, hospitals, the public and news media. For more information or CD reporting 24/7 call 714-834-8180.

For questions or comments, please email epi@ochca.com.

Latest News & Health Advisories

Bat Found in Anaheim Tests Positive for RabiesA bat found at the east entrance of a commercial building located at 1188 N. Euclid St. in the City of Anaheim on Friday, September 13, 2019 at approximately 3:45 p.m. has tested positive for rabies.
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Regional Job Fair to Help Job Seekers Fill Openings in Orange CountyOver 400 job seekers are expected to meet with potential Orange County employers at the First Annual Orange County Regional Job Fair. Hosted by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and in partnership with the Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCDB), Anaheim Workforce Development Board, Santa Ana Workforce Development Board and Fullerton City Council, the OC Regional Job Fair will take place on Thursday, October 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event is free and will be open to the public.
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Battling Cancer Through Art: Painter Showcases Her Journey at John Wayne AirportAfter being diagnosed with breast cancer, artist Crystal Maes found comfort through painting vivid still-life images of lemons as a representation of the emotional and physical challenges she encountered while conquering the disease. Maes' artwork is on display in the JWA Community Focus Space from September 17 through October 17, 2019, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Orange County Releases 2018 Hate Crimes ReportOn September 26, 2019, the public is invited to participate in the release of the County of Orange 2018 Hate Crimes Report. The report will also be available online upon release at www.occommunityservices.org/oc_human_relations_commission.
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Online Auction of Coastal Timeshare Intervals Scheduled for September 18More than 70 coastal timeshare intervals at resorts such as the Marriott Newport Coast Villas and the Four Seasons Pacifica are scheduled for an online auction held by the Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector beginning at 9 a.m. September 18.
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