Preventing Public Disease

Communicable DiseaseThis program includes surveillance, prevention, and prophylaxis. Pike County Health
Department, Home Health & Hospice receives daily and weekly communicable disease reports from local hospitals, clinics and schools. This allows the health department to take measures to prevent outbreaks and protect the public.

In addition, the health department can test for various diseases, including some sexually
transmitted diseases and submit the tests to the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory at no cost to the public.

Immunizations and other preventative treatments and measures are available through the agency.  Contact us for more information.