Health Alerts for Care Providers
Our epidemiology department tracks the spread of disease. To reach the Coastal Health District epidemiologist, call 912-644-5232. Check here for regularly updated information about the issues we are seeing in coastal Georgia. In addition, this page will be updated with information for healthcare providers on current topics of interest.
Zika Virus Disease Information
Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure — United States, July 2016: mm6529e1
Preventing Transmission of Zika Virus in Labor and Delivery Settings Through Implementation of Standard Precautions: mm6511e3er
Doctor’s Visit Checklist: For Pregnant Women Who Traveled to an Area With Zika:
SendSS is an Electronic Reporting system for Notifiable Diseases. All Georgia physicians, laboratories and other health care providers are required to report patients diagnosed with one of the state’s notifiable diseases. Both lab-confirmed AND clinical diagnoses are reportable by law. SENDSS is a much quicker alternative to Form 3095 Notifiable Disease Report Form. To get started click https://sendss.state.ga.us/sendss/login.screen for a registration form. For more information or assistance, call our office at (912) 262-2300.
Additional Disease Reporting Information
Click HERE for disease reporting information for the state of Georgia.
Notifiable Diseases and Conditions
MRSA Information for Doctors
MRSA Prevention Poster
Salmonellosis Q and A
West Nile Virus
State of GA OASIS Arboviral Surveillance
Top 10 things every clinician needs to know about Legionellosis
Pandemic Influenza Facts
Chatham County Community Indicators
The Savannah-Chatham Community Indicators Coalition is pleased to provide a source for reliable community health and population data for Chatham County.This tool provides users with information to improve health and quality of life in their community. Savannah-Chatham hopes that community members and organizations look to this platform as a rich source of data and information about their community.
Click HERE to access community data and resources.
Physician’s Guide to Chatham County’s Public Health Programs for Children: Physicians Guide
American Fact Finder
World Health Organization
For more information about the Coastal Health District’s Epidemiology team, visit our page on Epidemiology.