The Union County Health Department has a team of Communicable Disease professionals on staff to answer your questions regarding infectious diseases. This includes issues like Hepatitis C, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), MRSA, Flu, and Foodborne Diseases such as Salmonella. Staff members are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to answer your questions. You can reach them by calling the Health Department at 937-642-2053.
Communicable Disease Staff
- Mary Salimbene, Epidemiologist
- Jen Thompson, Public Health Nurse Communicable Disease and Immunizations.
Topics of Interest
Helpful Links for Common Public Health Questions
Know-Your-ABCs-A quick look at reportable communicable diseases. (PDF document.)
Lice - Information on Lice and how to treat for and eradicate them.
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) - Know what to look for and how to avoid the spread.
Knowing your Risk for Hepatitis- An online quiz that in 5 minutes can assess your risk of contracting viral hepatitis.