Skip all navigation Skip to page navigation

DHHS Home | A-Z Site Map | Divisions | About Us | Contacts

NC Department of Health and Human Services
NC Division of Public Health
N.C. Public Health Home
 
 

Communicable Disease

Programs & Services

Under the DHHS Open Window initiative, the Communicable Disease Branch has four overarching services: Tuberculosis Elimination, HIV/STD Prevention Activities, HIV/AIDS Care Services, and Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control. Find specific programs, activities and services in our alphabetical list, or see audience-specific programs and services by choosing one of the groups below:


A

Back to top

B

Back to top

D

Back to top

F

Back to top

G

Back to top

H

Back to top

I

Back to top

L

  • Laboratory services - The State Laboratory of Public Health provides certain medical and environmental laboratory services (testing, consultation and training) to public and private health provider organizations responsible for the promotion, protection and assurance of the health of North Carolina citizens.

Back to top

M

Back to top

N

  • Norovirus laboratory services - The State Lab of Public Health tests for norovirus during outbreak situations only. Specimen submission must be approved by Communicable Disease Branch epidemiologists (919-733-3419).

Back to top

O

P

Back to top

R

  • Rabies
    • Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) program for wildlife
    • Rabies control in N.C.
    • Rabies tags
      • Tag lists
      • Tag order form for veterinarians, animal control professionals
    • Risk assessment - Human health care providers, veterinarians and CD nurses caring for patients with potential rabies exposures may contact N.C. DHHS Public Health Veterinarians (919-733-3419; 24/7) for evaluation of exposure circumstances and advisement on whether post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is appropriate. In the case of animals, the determination of whether or not control measures should be applied is made under N.C. GS § 130A-197 External link.
    • Rabies laboratory services - The Rabies Laboratory at the State Laboratory of Public Health is the sole source for diagnostic rabies testing in North Carolina. This service is available to all health care providers within the state.

Back to top

S

Back to top

T

Back to top

V

Back to top