Epidemiology and Assessment Division

The Disease Control & Epidemiology Division is responsible for monitoring the incidence of reportable communicable diseases in the community; preventing communicable diseases and promoting disease prevention; and assuring access to treatment of communicable diseases such as STDs, HIV and AIDS, and tuberculosis. The division also provides health assessments for newly arriving refugees, asylees, parolees, and human trafficking victims. In addition, the division has responsibility for registering Orange County births and deaths and issuing associated certificates and permits.

Birth and Death Registration

200 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Suite #100-B, Santa Ana
Registers all births and deaths that occur in Orange County. Issues applications for burial permits. Provides for sale to the public certified copies of Orange County birth and death certificates.

Epidemiology and Assessment

1719 W. 17th Street, Santa Ana
Investigates individual cases and outbreaks of reportable communicable diseases in order to prevent their spread. Monitors and analyzes trends in reportable communicable diseases and provides information to doctors, hospitals, the public and news media.

IAP

Immunization Assistance Program

1719 W 17th Street, Santa Ana
The Immunization Assistance Program (IAP) is part of the Family Health Division in Public Health Services for the Orange County Health Care Agency.
IAP assesses and supports immunization infrastructure in County public health clinics, community clinics, schools, and day care centers. IAP is a member and supporter of the Orange County Immunization Coalition (OCIC).

Medical Marijuana Identification Card Program

200 W. Santa Ana Blvd., Suite #100-B, Santa Ana
The California Department of Health Services (CDHS) manages the State's MMP as authorized by SB 420. Each county is responsible for implementing their own Medical Marijuana Program. Orange County has named their program: Medical Marijuana Identification Card Program (MMIC).