Infectious Diseases

The Authority receives details from the Consultant in Communicable Disease Control (CCDC) regarding notifiable diseases (Salmonella, Campylobacter, Cryptosporidium etc) and outbreaks of illness greater than those at normal level.

The Environmental Health and Licensing Team investigates the disease and any illness outbreak in conjunction with the Health Authority to minimise the risk to others and to establish the cause. For details of any current outbreak please consult the News and Press Releases section of this website, contact Customer Services on 01643 703704 or email customerservices@westsomerset.gov.uk

To report a complaint regarding an infectious disease please complete the General Enquiry online form.