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The purpose of the Communicable Disease Program at the Shannon County Health Center is to prevent an outbreak of a contagious disease.

Contact Us
To report a disease or get more information contact Sarah West, RN, at 573-226-3914 or 800-777-3915

Disease surveillance reports are collected from local schools, physicians and nursing homes.  Certain diseases are mandated by law to be reported to the health center in a timely manner.  Investigations are performed on all suspect or confirmed disease reports.  Individuals are then instructed on appropriate follow-up and treatment.

Reports are sent on to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

Statistical Reports
The following link takes you to data and statistical reports compiled by the state office:  DHSS Data and Statistical Reports