Infectious Diseases

Annual Infectious Disease Reports

Annual Reports provide a summary of reportable diseases in Windosr-Essex County.  The information contained provides the evidence necessary to identify key trends in reportable diseases and health issues of local public health significance.

Monthly Infectious Disease Reports

Monthly Reports summarize the most recent reportable disease data and provides a snapshot of current reportable disease activity in the community.

Weekly Influenza Reports

Weekly Influenza Reports summarize seasonal influenza activity.  The reports describe the number of cases, respiratory infection outbreaks in institutions, and emergency department visits due to respiratory syndrome and influenza-like illness.

Outbreak Management

What is an Outbreak?

An outbreak is generally a sudden increase in the number of cases of an infection which exceeds what would normally be expected for that setting.

If you suspect an outbreak, break the chain of transmission, and implement outbreak controls.