The Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DIDE) monitors and manages communicable diseases in West Virginia through technical assistance, investigation, education and prevention. DIDE is staffed by epidemiologists, physicians, nurses and other experts infectious diseases. DIDE provides consultation regarding infectious diseases and outbreaks and in collaboration with local health departments investigates and reports these diseases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). DIDE also provides educational materials on identification, management and prevention of diseases to clinicians and the public.
NOTE: The mainline will be down from 8pm November 21st to 12am November 22, 2019. Please use the hotline number to contact the division.
24/7 Epidemiologist On-Call: