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Prevention of infectious disease
Prevention is the key to stopping the spread of many infectious diseases, and sometimes can make the difference between life and death. Handwashing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection. Unfortunately, improper or infrequent handwashing continues to be a major factor in the spread of disease. Other important ways to prevent infection include following the appropriate immunization schedule and using precautions with pets.
Infectious Disease: Please have your child’s medical provider call the Pediatric Infectious Disease Program to request a consultation. We can be reached at (414) 337-7070.
HIV Program: To request an appointment or consultation with our HIV program, please call (414) 266-2000 and ask to speak with the HIV Program staff on-call. HIV Program staff is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.