A communicable disease is an illness that can be transmitted from one person to another, from animal to person, from person to animal, or from contaminated surfaces to people. These diseases are caused by organisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. Local health departments investigate reportable diseases, notifiable conditions as well as monitor the diseases and trends in the community. 

                                             WARNING: Some of these photos might be unsuitable for children. Viewing discretion is advised.*Anthrax Thumbnail
Botulism Thumbnail  Cholera Thumbnail
Diphtheria Thumbnail  E. Coli Thumbnail  
Flu Thumbnail
Glanders Thumbnail  Hib Thumbnail  Lyme Disease Thumbnail
Measles Thumbnail  Meningoccal Thumbnail  MERS Thumbnail
Monkeypox Thumbnail  Paralytic Thumbnail  
Polio ThumbnailRabies Thumbnail  Smallpox Thumbnail  TB Thumbnail

  Tularemia Thumbnail  VHFs Thumbnail