The Communicable Disease Control Manual provides guidance on public health case management and the Surveillance Guidelines for Notifiable Diseases and Conditions is a companion document that provides guidance on reporting and surveillance of notifiable diseases and conditions. The two documents can be found below.
Nova Scotia Communicable Disease Control Manual - For Public Health Staff:
The Nova Scotia Surveillance Guidelines for Notifiable Diseases and Conditions provide detailed guidance to public health staff in Nova Scotia on the reporting of notifiable diseases and conditions for surveillance purposes.
The complete guidelines can be found at the following URL: www.gov.ns.ca/hpp/populationhealth/surveillanceguidelines/
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