Acute Communicable
Disease Control

Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856

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Acute Communicable Disease Control
For Health Care Professionals

Guidelines and Recommendations

    Admissions & Infection Control in Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations
    • Explains which diseases in healthcare facilities require special restrictions
    • Details discharge regulations for patients with Salmonella, Shigella or Tuberculosis
    • Gives regulations for communicable diseases in skilled nursing facilities
    • Explains regulations regarding communicable diseases in intermediate care facilities
    • Details infection control and employee health policies in healthcare facilities and home health agencies


    A public health procedural manual, about diseases, and when to report them. The report serves the following purposes:
    • Provides important information on each disease
    • Gives legal requirements related to the disease
    • Procedures
    • Investigation Forms


    Updated sections include the following:

    • Immunization Procedures
    • Hepatitis A
    • LAIV
    • Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV4)
    • Storage and Handling of Common Immunobiologics (changes in storage of LAIV)
    • Other Prophylactic Agents (changes in Immune Globulin section for hepatitis A and aricella)
    • References


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