Posted on: 01-23-2024 at 2:34 PM
Last modified: 01-02-2024 at 15:52
GGD Kennemerland is concerned with preventing and combating infectious diseases. We provide information and advice, conduct source and contact research, vaccinate and treat if necessary.
Contact with Infectious Diseases Team
Tel: 023 789 1612 (during office hours)
E-mail: [email protected]
You will receive a response within two working days.
Please note: Do not send personal medical information via email for privacy reasons.
For healthcare professionals who want to report an infectious disease: [email protected]
What are infectious diseases?
The world around us contains bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi. Some make us sick. Does such a pathogenic bacteria or virus pass from person to person? Then we call a disease contagious.
> Read more about infectious diseases and what we do
Report an infectious disease
The Public Health Act states that institutions must report infectious diseases to the GGD in certain cases. These notifications are called ‘Article 26 notifications’.
> I want to report an infectious disease
Preventing an infectious disease
Good hygiene is important to prevent infectious diseases. These diseases are transmitted by viruses, bacteria, parasites or fungi.
> I want to know more about preventing an infectious disease