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Communicable Diseases

Communicable diseases spread from one person to another or from an animal to a person. The spread often happens via airborne viruses or bacteria, but also through blood or other bodily fluid. The terms infectious and contagious are also used to describe communicable disease. 

*The information below is provided for your convenience and should not be used in place of consultation with your health care provider and/or the Cecil County Health Department.

Maryland DHMH Communicable Disease Summary