Contagious Disease

Contagious Disease Emergencies

A contagious disease emergency could affect many people. It could cause mild illness, hospitalization, or death in rare cases. In the event of an infectious disease emergency, the HVFD will provide up-to-date information and instructions to the public through media and public outreach sources.

To find out how to prepare yourself and your family for a contagious disease emergency, visit the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Communicable Disease Control and Prevention site.