Bureau of Epidemiology
The mission of the Bureau of Epidemiology is to prevent sickness and death from infectious diseases and environmental hazards through data analysis, education, surveillance, investigation, and health policy change. Our vision is to utilize scientific principles and knowledge for fostering healthy communities free of preventable diseases. The Bureau is also responsible for monitoring and responding to potential bioterrorism threats/events, communicable disease outbreaks, epidemics, and other unusual occurrences of illness. Read the full Bureau of Epidemiology Strategic Plan.