Diseases and Handwashing

Hands are the most exposed part of the body to germs. Touching the eyes, mouth, nose or food transfers the germs into the body.

On this page:
Infectious Diseases A-Z
Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools Manual

Infectious Diseases

  • MDH Diseases and Conditions
    Alphabetical listing of many diseases and conditions.

  • Infectious Disease Categories A-Z
    The IDEPC Divison of the MDH provides information on a large number of diseases and conditions. Many of those diseases and conditions fall into broader disease categories. Those with web pages are listed here.

  • Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools Manual
    The Hennepin County Community Health Department, with the support of the local and state disease prevention and control staff and childcare consultants, created a manual for childcare and schools that is very helpful.

Updated Monday, January 06, 2014 at 11:22AM