State Contracts

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The UC Davis Center for Occupational and Environmental Health maintains state contracts that codify a longstanding partnership between the California Department of Public Health and UC Davis. 

 

Division of Communicable Disease Control (DCDC) 

The Division of Communicable Disease Control works to promptly identify, prevent, and control infectious diseases that pose a threat to public health, including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, vaccine-preventable agents, bacterial toxins, bioterrorism, and pandemics.  Through our contract, UC Davis COEH provides qualified personnel to assist DCDC with disease surveillance and prevention, which includes the continuation of aggregating and analyzing data and the continued development of public health action plans and recommendations utilizing CalREDIE and CaLIMS. 

We support the following Divisions, Programs, Centers and Branches of DCDC

  • Communicable Disease Emergency Response Program (CDER)
  • Infectious Disease Branch (IDB)
  • Microbial Disease Laboratory Program (MDL)
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch (STD)
  • Viral and Rickettesial Disease Laboratory Program (VRDL)

 

Emergency Response Preparedness Office (EPO)

The Emergency Preparedness Office coordinates overall planning and preparedness efforts for the California Department of Public Health. Its focus is on threats that can become public health emergencies in the state. Through our contract, UC Davis COEH provides qualified personnel to assist EPO with planning activities to prepare Californians for public health emergencies including; drills and exercise scenarios; planning for the Strategic National Stockpile; crisis response; statewide disaster planning; and develops publications and information regarding the distribution of various contracts and funds to local health departments.

We support the following Divisions, Programs, Centers and Branches of EPO:

  • Drinking Water and Radiation Laboratory Branch and Environmental Managment
  • Licensing and Certification
  • Healthcare Associated Infectious Program
  • Office of Public Affairs (OPA)

 

Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP)

The Genetic Disease Screening Program (GDSP) of the California Department of Public Health works to protect and improve the health of all Californians. The mission of the Genetic Disease Screening Program is: "To serve the people of California by reducing the emotional and financial burden of disability and death caused by genetic and congenital disorders." UC Davis COEH is contracted to provide qualified personnel that support mission critical program expansion activities of the GDSP. 

We support the following Divisions, Programs, Centers and Branches of GDSP

  • Center for Family Health (CFH)
  • Newborn Screening Program (NBS)
  • Prenatal Screening Program (PNS)

 

Information Technology Services Division (ITSD)

The Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) supports the California Department of Public Health's programs by providing the resources and services that enable them to support their overall mission and strategic implementation. UC Davis COEH provides qualified personnel and technical expertise and support to meet the mission of CDPH. 

We support the following Divisions, Programs, Centers and Branches of ITSD

  • Information Technology Services Division (ITSD)
  • Application Development Support Branch (ADSB)
  • Data Center Operations and Service Branch (DCOSB)
  • ITSD Planning and Project Management Branch (PPMB)