Center for Acute Infectious Diseases Epidemiology

Mission

To control the person-to-person spread of infectious diseases in the state.

What We Do

  • Monitor reportable infectious diseases: Identify newly diagnosed cases reportable under Rhode Island law and analyze trends in newly diagnosed cases.
  • Manage Cases: >Locate people who have been exposed to infectious diseases and contact them and guide them to action.
  • Control Disease Outbreaks Plan public health responses to outbreaks of infectious disease and react swiftly to contain outbreaks with health care providers in the community.