Prevent Disease Transmission

Infection control measures

Infection control measures typically play an important role in preventing disease transmission during respiratory outbreaks. Many of the materials listed below were developed for healthcare settings. However, some may apply to other settings, such as schools or daycare facilities.

Vaccine recommendations and antibacterial and antiviral medication guidelines can also help determine control measures for some respiratory disease outbreaks.

Guidance on specific pathogens

Other helpful references