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The DISEASE CONTROL BRANCH is committed to the protection of public health through early detection, intervention and treatment of communicable diseases!

The Disease Control Branch provides a variety of services to the individual and the community: preventive care (TB screening); treatment of acute problems (tuberculosis); and investigations to prevent the spread of certain communicable diseases.

The Communicable Disease Program provides investigation, consultation and information on contagious diseases, including water and food borne outbreaks. The program provides referrals for post-exposure treatment for individuals exposed to a communicable disease, if indicated.

Contact the Communicable Disease Program at: (951) 358-5107

Disease Watch

Disease Watch

Flu: View Advisories
Surveillance Report (Updated Nov 12, 2016)
CA Influenza and Other Respiratory Disease Surveillance/Week 44 (Oct 30,2016-Nov 5, 2016)
FluView - 2016-2017 Season Week 44 ending Nov 5, 2016 

CDPH Report

Surveillance Report  Archive

Leprosy (Hansen's Disease):
Frequently Asked Questions
English     Spanish

Riverside County Human Cases:
Travel Associated: 12  Locally Acquired: 0
(Last Updated 11-28-16)
CDPH Zika-Health Information
Zika FAQ English/Spanish (Updated August, 2016)
What is Zika? (Video)

Travel Alerts:
Health and Travel Advisory/Zika  (Nov 2016)
Travel Alert for Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue (May 2016)
Travel Health Notices

West Nile: Human cases: 8 Deaths: 0
(Updated 11/28/16)
2015: 138* Deaths: 6**
Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser discusses the West Nile Virus (Video)
West Nile GIS map at:



*Probable and Confirmed Cases.

**Includes deaths in which the patient had the illness but it could not be determined West Nile was the cause of death.

Older items have been moved to the Archive page.

Updated 11/28/16


Programs / Services

  • Health Care Provider's Section

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Tuberculosis Control

  • Pertussis

  • Communicable Disease Reporting

Department of Public Health
Disease Control Branch
Health Administration Building
4065 County Circle Drive, Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 358-5107 | FAX 358-5446 | TDD 358-5124 | Email: