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Find information on the 2022 monkeypox outbreak, including vaccine, treatment, and prevention steps. Please visit our monkeypox page here.
The CDC announced that poliovirus found in an unvaccinated adult in New York and in wastewater samples from nearby communities indicate the virus is transmitting in the region. The poliovirus in New York comes from the oral polio vaccine, which uses a live, weakened version of the virus and is no longer used in the U.S. Spread of vaccine-derived poliovirus occurs when local immunity is low enough due to unvaccinated individuals to allow transmission of the original wekaned virus in the oral vaccine. Island County Public Health urges unvaccinated individuals to get vaccinated. Please talk with your healthcare provider or contact us for help finding vaccination locally. Learn more about poliovirus here.
Investigate notifiable conditions reported by health professionals andprovide education on how to prevent future infections.
Conduct surveillance for notifiable conditions.
Serve as a resource to our healthcare providers, childcare centers, and school districts.
Educate the public, policy makers, and community groups.
Cris Matochi, Living Environments SupervisorPhone: 360.679.7309Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Prusha, Environmental Health SpecialistPhone: 360.499.4416Email: email@example.com
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Jen Krenz, MS, MPHPhone: 360.914.0037Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Works, RNPhone: 360.678.8281Email: email@example.com
Other Communicable Disease
Mary Brennan, RN Phone: 360.678.8482Email: M.Brennan@islandcountywa.gov
Melanie Davis, RN Phone: 360.678.8246 or 360.499.4023Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawn Morris, NDPhone: 360.914.0837Email: email@example.com
If unavailable contact the Washington State Department of Health:1(877) 539-4344 (24/7) or (206) 418-5500 (24/7)