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Arboviral or Mosquito-borne Encephalitis - transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito
Campylobacteriosis - associated with eating undercooked chicken or pork meat, drinking contaminated water or milk or eating other contaminated foods
Cancer - Breast and Cervical
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
E-coli (Escherichia coli)
Group A Streptococcal Disease (GAS)
Histoplasmosis - fungus that grows in soil, especially soil contaminated with bird or bat droppings.
Legionellosis - (Legionnaires’ disease)
MRSA (Staphylococcus) - Bacterium found in the nose or throat of many individuals.
Pregnancy - Teen
Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Postpartum
Psittacosis - Called Ornithosis, Parrot Fever or Avian Chlamydiosis
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Shigellosis - An acute intestinal infection
Tick Borne Disease
Ticks and Associated Disease - Ticks found in Kentucky and associated illnesses
Tularemia - A zoonotic bacterial disease occurring in both animals and man and is most commonly associated with rabbits.
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus - (VRE) infections of the blood stream, surgical wounds, urinary tract and bowel
West Nile Virus