Center for Acute Infectious Diseases Epidemiology
To control the person-to-person spread of infectious diseases in the state.
What We Do
- Monitor reportable infectious diseases:
Identify newly diagnosed cases reportable under Rhode Island law and analyze trends in newly diagnosed cases.
Manage Cases: >Locate people who have been exposed to infectious diseases and contact them and guide them to action.
- Control Disease Outbreaks
Plan public health responses to outbreaks of infectious disease and react swiftly to contain outbreaks with health care providers in the community.