Communicable Disease Control (516) 227-9496 This division protects the public from the spread of communicable diseases through the surveillance and investigation of contagious diseases.
Adult Immunization Program (516) 227-9416 This program provides professional and public education to increase the number of seniors who are vaccinated against the flu and pneumonia. Click here for Adult Immunization Schedule
Click here for Travel Immunizations at Nassau University Medical Center
Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule The major childhood diseases are dangerous and can be crippling or even deadly. They can be prevented with a complete series of immunizations given at the earliest recommended age.
Click here for Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
Childhood Lead Poison Prevention Program (516) 227-9665 This program provides case management and education for all children with lead poisoning. It provides education to the public and professionals about childhood lead poison prevention and maintains a registry of all Nassau County children tested for lead poisoning. By law, all children must be tested for lead poisoning at ages one and two years. www.epa.gov/lead
Immunization Action Plan (516) 227-9416 This program provides professional and public education about childhood immunizations. Vaccinations can prevent twelve serious diseases.
Notifiable Diseases List This list is a record of types and numbers of reported diseases for the past 10 years in Nassau County. CLICK HERE to download the current Notifiable Disease List (Adobe Reader® required)
Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program (516) 227-9419 This program provides case management services for pregnant and parenting women who have hepatitis B infection in order to prevent its spread to their newborn infants.
Tobacco Cessation The New York State Smokers' Quitline offers nicotine replacement therapy (“the patch”) to medically eligible residents who wish to quit smoking. Interested residents should call the Quitline at 1-866-697-8487 or visit their website at www.nysmokefree.com.
Tuberculosis (TB) Control Bureau (516) 227-9664 This bureau conducts investigation and case management for all reported cases of tuberculosis and identifies and evaluates contacts to cases of TB. It also provides directly observed therapy (DOT) for all patients receiving medication for TB disease in order to help them complete their full course of treatment.
Additional information may be found at the following links:
Fact sheets available for reportable, communicable diseases -
CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning: About Lead fact sheet-
CDC Lyme Disease Home Page -
DiabetesInformation - From the American Diabetes Association
Lyme disease information from New York State Department of Health -
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) -
Smallpox disease information -
Nassau County Smallpox Information.
New York State Department of Health Smallpox Information
Center for Disease Control Smallpox Information
US Environmental Protection Agency Lead Awareness Program-
Vaccine information -
Vaccine safety -
West Nile Disease information -
Nassau County West Nile Disease Information