Our Disease Prevention Programs
Alameda County Public Health has a number of programs and campaigns devoted to the prevention of communicable and sexually transmitted disease.
Immunization Assistance Project
A program to help Alameda County adults and children get all needed immunizations to protect them against diseases that can be prevented.
I WHACK GERMS
A school-age based communicable disease prevention educational program.
Office of AIDS Administration
Their mission is to reduce the rates of new HIV infections; increase the number of county residents who know their HIV status earlier through HIV testing; and linking individuals who are positive into care.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
A program that works to increase individual, community, and health care provider awareness of the prevalence and impact of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) with a goal to reduce STDs in Alameda County residents especially the highest at-risk populations – adolescents and young adults - through education, prevention and community awareness. STD screening, testing and education are also provided.