The charts below show the types and numbers of illnesses that have been reported in Mills County. The current year as well as last year are shown.

It should be noted that individual cases of common illnesses such as influenza and norovirus (also known as “stomach flu”) are not reportable, so numbers of those cases are not shown. Those illnesses are only reportable during outbreaks and other special circumstances.

2019

DATE: 1/1/2019 thru 1/31/2019

*ALL CASES ARE EITHER CONFIRMED OR PROBABLE CASES

Reportable Diseases in Mills County Number of Cases
Campylobacter* 0
Cryptosporidium* 0
Cyclospora* 0
E.coli/Shiga toxin** 0
Giardia* 0
Hepatitis B(chronic)* 0
Hepatitis C past or present* 0
Lyme Disease* 0
Malaria* 0
Pertussis** 0
Salmonella** 0
Sexually Transmitted Infections* 4
West Nile Virus* 0
Total 4

*-Requires public health follow up investigations by local public health.

**-Requires the enforcement of exclusions if they are a food worker, daycare worker, child in daycare, or a healthcare worker who has direct patient care.

DATE: 2018

Reportable Diseases in Mills County Number of Cases
Cadmium 1
Campylobacter* 8
Cryptosporidium* 1
Cyclospora* 6
E.coli/Shiga toxin** 1
Giardia* 2
Hepatitis B(chronic)* 1
Hepatitis C past or present* 14
Legionellosis* 1
Lyme Disease* 1
Malaria* 0
Pertussis** 0
RMSF* 4
Salmonella** 2
Sexually Transmitted Infections* 49
West Nile Virus* 5
Total 97

*-Requires public health follow up investigations by local public health.

**-Requires the enforcement of exclusions if they are a food worker, daycare worker, child in daycare, or a healthcare worker who has direct patient care.