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Oakland County Health Division Communicable Disease Unit

The Health Division's Communicable Disease Unit (OCHD-CDU) is committed to protecting the health of Oakland County residents. Working together with community partners, OCHD-CDU investigates and studies disease in the population. OCHD-CDU detects and prevents communicable disease outbreaks such as influenza, while working with our community partners for educational outreach.

Information is available through links on this website for many diverse topics including animal bites and rabies, and vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough and hepatitis. You may also contact the Communicable Disease Unit at 248-858-1286 for more specific questions.

Contact us:
1200 N. Telegraph Rd. Bldg. 34E
Pontiac, MI48341-0432

Main Phone: 248-858-1286
Fax: 248-858-0178


To report a public health emergency such as medical staff questions regarding evaluation of a patient seen after hours in the emergency department or urgent care clinic, or citizens with questions regarding a possible rabies exposure or other serious communicable disease concerns after hours or on the weekend, call 248-858-0931 and ask for the administrator on call.