Communicable disease is defined as "illness due to a specific infectious agent or its toxic products that arises through transmission of that agent or its products from an infected person, animal, or reservoir to a susceptible host, either directly or indirectly through an intermediate plant or animal host, vector, or the inanimate environment." Communicable disease pathogens include bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites and prions.
Communicable diseases can have a significant impact on the population. The surveillance and control of such diseases is an important part of protecting the public's health. The Communicable Disease program primarily deals with infectious diseases that are reportable by law.
The program also deals with other communicable diseases of public health significance, such as:
For additional information please visit the NC Communicable Disease website.
The program responsibilities include:
Rabies is a vaccine preventable disease in humans, dogs, cats and ferrets as well as some domestic livestock. All mammals are susceptible to rabies and it is nearly always fatal. Rabies can be prevented in humans with timely and appropriate treatment. In North Carolina the disease most often occurs in wild animals especially skunks, raccoons, bats and foxes. Raccoon rabies is present in the raccoon population in virtually every North Carolina county. For additional information on Rabies please visit:
STD and HIV prevention and control services includes providing clinical services, education and awareness efforts and monitoring disease trends through surveillance and epidemiology. STD Clinic provides testing, treatment and education at no cost to the client for:
Our Immunization Clinic provides vaccines to people of all ages, including those traveling internationally. Public Health offers vaccines for preventable diseases to reduce the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases within Union County. The following vaccines are offered through our immunization clinic:
In addition to vaccines, Blood Titer testing is available for the following:
With the mission of public health to promote health, prevent disease and protect the community, International Travel Immunizations allow us to assist those traveling internationally the opportunity for disease protection. A Registered Nurse will review travel itinerary, provide immunization education and vaccination(s). A Vaccination record will be provided to you for your records.
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Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:00:pm
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MEDIA RELEASE Voter Registration Deadline for Monroe Municipal Election is Sept. 11
SHIRLEY C BOSSBACH 316-B Windsor St. E
CHAIRMAN Monroe, NC 28112
TERRENCE J GLESIAS Telephone (704) 283-3809
SECRETARY Fax (704) 282-1083
HARRY B CROW
Voter Registration Deadline for Monroe Municipal Election is Sept. 11
August 17, 2015, Monroe, NC--- The deadline to register to vote in North Carolina is 25 days before the date
of an election. The deadline for registering for the Oct. 6 Monroe Municipal Election is Sept. 11. The voter
registration application must be received by the applicant’s county board of elections by this date.
An application received after the deadline may still be timely if it was mailed and is postmarked on or before the voter registration deadline; otherwise, the application will not be processed until after the election.
Registering and voting on the same day at a One-Stop Early Voting site is permitted for this election.
If you have any questions, call the Union County Board of Elections at 704-283-3809 or email
Staff Contact: Kristin Jacumin