Epidemiology Services
Contact Us
  • Preventive Health Clinic (TB Control) : 678.442.6880
  • Epidemiology : 770.339.4260 (ask for EPI on Call)
  • 1.866.PUB.HLTH (statewide disease reporting line)
  • Food and Waterborne Illness Complaint Line : 770.339.4BUG
  • After Hours Epidemiology Emergency Contact : 404.323.1910



Epidemiology Services

Epidemiology and Community Health Division provides infectious and chronic disease investigation, management, education, and prevention services for the county population.

Epidemiology staff perform routine surveillance for over 70 notifiable diseases and provide key disease prevention and mitigation activities protecting the health of community. Notifiable Disease Epidemiology, Tuberculosis Control, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Hepatitis Control, Ryan White, and Refugee Health are the key programmatic areas in the Epidemiology Division.

In addition to these program areas, Epidemiology staff: investigate reports of reportable diseases such as Norovirus, Head lice, and community associated MRSA, complete data requests from community partners and the general population; provide infection control guidance and trainings, and collaborate with the county school system to control the spread of infectious diseases in the school population.




Health Profiles


Health Data

OASIS: Online Analytical Statistical Information System is the Georgia Department of Public Health’s data warehouse.  Click here to find out more about what health data is available using a suite of interactive tools.


Additional Resources

PHIP:  To inquire about additional data not available through OASIS, please visit the Georgia Department of Public Health’s online Public Health Information Portal by clicking here.

Georgia DPH:  The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead state agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective.  Locally, DPH funds and collaborates with Georgia’s 159 county health departments and 10 public health districts.  For more information about the Georgia Department of Public Health, its programs and resources, please visit their website by clicking here.