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What are “reportable diseases”

Diseases considered to be of great public health importance

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USDA what it stands for
What it’s responsible for

United States department of agriculture
Regulated food safety
(Production, use of drugs in food animals, animal slaughter and meat packaging, conditions of transportation and market display)

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Specific diseases that affect the food supply are reportable to

USDA

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AWA stands for
Is responsible for

Animal Welfare Act
Regulates use of animals in research, education, exhibition, minimal regulation of animals used as pets.

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OSHA what it stands for
What it’s responsible for

Occupational safety and health administration
Regulates workplace safety

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EPA what it stands for
What it’s responsible for

Environmental protection agency
Regulates wildlife on a national level

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State government agencies that regulate Vet Med

NYSED
NYSDOH
NYSDEC
New York State department of agriculture and markets “Ag&Markets”

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NYSED (office of professions) stands for
What it’s responsible for

NYS education department
Issues licenses for ALL licensed professions in NYS (except medicine)
Investigates misconduct by professionals and undertakes disciplinary action
Maintains laws pertaining to all licenses professions

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Nys dep of agriculture and markets: aka “____&_____”
Responsible for

“Ag&Markets”
Enforces food safety &animal welfare regulations on state level
More oversight over welfare of pets
Oversight of animal shelters

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NYSDOH stands for
Is responsible for

NYS department of health
Regulates threats to human health,like zoonoses, on state level
State level additional oversight over controlled subs

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Rabies suspicion is reportable to the

DOH state department of health

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NYSDEC stands for
Is responsible for

Nys department of environmental conservation
Regulates wildlife native to NY
issues permits to hunt or keep wildlife in captivity.

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County public health department
What they are
What they do

Local agency
Link to NYSDOH for rabies control and reporting

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Animal control and dog control are what
What they do

Local agencies
Handling strays
Enforcing licensing laws