The epidemiology program works to carry out a number of activities to identify diseases and describe health conditions, assess the health of Georgians, and develop recommendations to control diseases and improve the overall health status in the state.  These include:

  •  Conduct active and passive surveillance to detect diseases and adverse health conditions
  •  Investigate reports of acute diseases and outbreaks
  •  Recommend appropriate prevention measures, treatment, and control
  •  Monitor and investigate reports of unusual health conditions
  •  Conduct data analyses and disseminate information from surveillance systems
  •  Provide guidance for healthcare professionals, facilities, and other agencies and organizations regarding disease prevention and control
  • Respond to disease-related inquiries from residents, healthcare providers, and others

For more information, please contact:

Jill Bracewell


Phone: (478) 275-6566

FAX: (478) 275-6575


Georgia Department of Public Health Epidemiology
OASIS – Online Analytical Statistical Information System
Notifiable Disease Reporting
SENDSS-State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System