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Surveillance


ABOUT SURVEILLANCE
Surveillance comes from the French word, surveiller, which means, "to watch over". The City of Lubbock Health Department watches over the health of the City by investigating communicable diseases and outbreaks, and monitoring health trends.

MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission of Surveillance is to prevent outbreaks and the spread of communicable disease.


PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Prevents epidemics
  • Protects against environmental hazards
  • Prevents injuries
  • Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors
  • Responds to disasters and helps communities in recovery
  • Assures the quality and accessibility of health services

OUR SERVICES

  • Communicable disease reporting & investigation -24 hour access
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