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    Programs that provide for the ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of data regarding health-related events for use in public health action to reduce morbidity and mortality and to improve health. Public health surveillance activities are generally authorized by legislators and carried out by public health officials; and may vary by jurisdiction. Included may be surveillance of infectious, chronic, or zoonotic diseases; injuries; exposures to toxic substances; health promoting or damaging behaviors; and other events associated with public health action.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Carbon County State Health CenterHealth centers are the implementation sites for the Department of Health's public health programs. Services include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).CarbonCarbon County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Centers for Disease Control and PreventionThe primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting public health surveillance, research and education/awareness activities in the United States. It tracks the incidence of communicable diseases and provides health information to consumers, healthcare professionals, organizations and researchers on a range of issues, including diseases and health conditions, emergency preparedness/response, environmental health, workplace safety and health, traveler's health, wellness promotion, injury prevention and safety. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionUnited States Department of Health and Human Services
    Lehigh County State Health CenterHealth centers are the implementation sites for the Department of Health's public health programs. Services include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).LehighLehigh County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    National Center for Injury Prevention and ControlFocuses on the science behind making people safe - working to prevent leading causes of injuries, including drowning, falls, fires, and poisoning. It functions as the focal point for the public health approach to preventing and treating injuries by collecting, analyzing and using injury data to develop plans for education and intervention. Specific areas of interest include traumatic brain injury prevention and treatment, motor vehicle safety, home safety, violence prevention and improving injury care and response practices. National Center for Injury Prevention and ControlNational Center for Injury Prevention and Control
    Northampton County State Health CenterHealth centers are the implementation sites for the Department of Health's public health programs. Services include communicable disease reporting and investigation; epidemiology, informational and referral; chronic disease prevention and intervention; clinical services (including sexually-transmitted disease and tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, immunization, and HIV testing, counseling and education); family health programs and environmental health services (including animal bites and rabies information).NorthamptonNorthampton County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Pennsylvania Department of Health - Lycoming County - Animal Bite Investigations - Lycoming CountyConduct investigations of reported animal bites.LycomingLycoming County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    Pennsylvania Department of Health - Lycoming County - Reportable Disease Investigations - Lycoming CountyConduct follow-up investigations of reportable diseases. Those diseases are available on the Pennsylvania Department of Health website.LycomingLycoming County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    State Health Center - Animal Bite Investigations - Clinton CountyConduct investigations of reported animal bites.ClintonClinton County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health
    State Health Center - Reportable Disease Investigations - Clinton CountyConduct follow-up investigations of reportable diseases. Those diseases are available on the Pennsylvania Department of Health Web site.ClintonClinton County State Health CenterPennsylvania Department of Health

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