Infectious Diseases

About Communicable Diseases

A communicable disease is a disease that spreads from person to person. Communicable diseases can have an impact on the community, making surveillance and control of such diseases an important part of protecting the health of Butler County residents.

Reportable Disease in Kansas

There are state laws that require certain diseases to be reported to the state of Kansas for surveillance. Please contact the Health Department at (316) 321-3400 to report all communicable diseases.

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