Disease/Condition Fact Sheets

Want to know more about a specific disease or chronic condition? Click on the links below to access fact sheets provided by the Boston Public Health Commission, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and/or the Centers for Disease Control.  For specific  BPS policies concerning some of these conditions , refer to policy and protocol section.

Diseases / Conditions

Bed Bugs                                                      Chlamydia

Chickenpox (Varicella)                                Head Lice (Pediculosis)

Hepatitis A                                                   Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C                                                     Human Papilloma Virus   

Influenza                                                          MRSA

Measles                                                             Meningitis

Meningococcal Disease                                   Mumps

Pertussis                                                            Pneumococcal Disease


Rubella                                                               STDs

Salmonella                                                         Scabies

Sickle Cell Disease