Ravalli County Public Health aims to help protect the public from the spread of communicable diseases through:
- Education, reporting and tracking of reportable disease conditions
- Conduct patient interviews
- Contact notification - Management of outbreaks
Health care providers must report all suspected and confirmed infectious disease cases to local public health. Click here for the list of all reportable disease conditions in Montana.
Pertussis (whooping cough)
Being fully vaccinated is the best way to help prevent getting pertussis. Click here for more information about pertussis and the pertussis vaccine. For Frequently Asked Questions about pertussis click here.