Disease Stats & Data

Jefferson County Public Health regularly publishes studies, surveys and reports on the status of health issues in Jefferson County. For more information about health issues and data in Jefferson County, please view our Community Health Needs Assessment page and for a list of diseases and conditions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Epidemiology

Epidemiology is a health science that deals with the incidence, distribution and control of disease within a population. The JCPH epidemiologists work closely with Emergency Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health Services, Community Health Services and Health Promotion to effectively track and control disease outbreaks in the county.

Responsibilities

  • Community health assessments
  • Data management and analysis
  • Disease investigation and control
  • Technical assistance