A communicable disease or infectious disease is caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi or protozoa. People can become infected through:
We monitor the control and prevention of cases and outbreaks of infectious disease. All cases are investigated to identify the cause and reduce the spread of infection.
We also give advice on how to prevent the spread of disease within the home.
If you have any queries relating to infectious disease or food poisoning, you can contact us.
Food and Safety Team
Derby City Council
The Council House