Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Sampling of Communicable Diseases: Childhood Diseases Chickenpox Viral infection causing fever and itchy rash, highly contagious, spread by coughing, sneezing, contact Some public health responses: monitoring of disease and vaccinations, outbreak investigation, education on prevention through vaccination 24
Slide notes:Chickenpox is an example of childhood disease; this highly contagious viral infection is spread by coughing, sneezing, or contact. Public health response includes monitoring, intervention by vaccination, outbreak investigation, and education on vaccination. 24