Health Service Region 1 Epidemiology Response Team (BioTerrorism Response)-Purpose

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Purpose

Teams in Lubbock and Canyon are involved in surveillance and response for infectious disease outbreaks in HSR 1 through the following activities.

  • Monitor disease incidence within the region to rapidly detect and adddress disease outbreaks, including bioterrorism events, using surveillance activities and reporting systems.
  • Serve as regional specialists on bioterrorism response and prevention, and control of infectious diseases.
  • Conduct epidemiological investigations, rapid needs assessments, bioterrorism response traning, and bioterrorism response event planning acitivites.

Department of State Health Services, HSR1
Epidemiology and Surveillance Program 
6302 Iola Avenue 
Lubbock Texas 79424
Phone: 806-744-3577
Fax: 806-783-6466

Department of State Health Services, HSR1
Epidemiology and Surveillance Program
P.O. Box 60968
WTAMU Station
Canyon Texas 79016
Phone: 806-655-7151
Fax: 806-655-3809

 

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Last updated March 10, 2011