- Health Department, Home Health and Hospice
- Public Health
- Communicable Disease
Communicable Disease InvestigationsThe Jefferson County Health Department nursing staff is responsible for assisting the Kansas Secretary of Health and Environment in completing local communicable disease investigations to identify sources of infection and disease spread, as well as identifying those individuals within the county who may have been exposed or are susceptible to the communicable diseases within the population at any time.
The staff follows guidelines set forth by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the state health officer, and the state epidemiologist, as well as the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and the local communicable disease authority, the Jefferson County Health Department.