HCS 457 week 4 Communicable Disease Paper

Communicable diseases rely on fluid exchange, contaminated substances, or close contact to travel from an infected carrier to a healthy individual.

Identify a communicable disease to research.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing your research. Include the following information:

  • Describethe disease and discuss efforts to control it.
  • Identify the environmental factors related to this disease.
  • Explain the influence of lifestyles, socioeconomic status, and disease management.
    • Identify gaps and how you might link to other resources to meet needs that are not locally available.
    • Include recommendations to expand the communities’ programs if there are gaps.
  • Describe what the public health department is doing to reduce the threat of the disease.
  • Include data findings, evidence-based intervention, and a plan to ensure quality health.

Include at least three references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment.

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