SANITARY SURVEILLANCE ACTIONS IN OUTBREAK OF IMPETIGO: EXPERIENCE REPORT
Keywords:Health Surveillance, Impetigo, Public Health Surveillance
The Health Surveillance is responsible for risk prevention actions and health interventions resulting from the environment, the production and circulation of goods, and the control of service provision, including the control of consumer goods and production processes that relate to health. The objective of the study was to report the actions have taken by the Health Surveillance in the outbreak of impetigo in the child population (from zero to five years old) who use Municipal Centers for Early Childhood Education. This is a descriptive study, by experience report type, using documentary research as a data collection technique, in the coordination of Epidemiological and Sanitary Surveillance in the municipality of Senador Canedo, Goiás, Brazil. The outbreak of impetigo occurred in November and December 2018 and the data collection for research occurred in the period from September to November 2019. Articulated actions of guidelines regarding hygiene and disinfection measures to those involved in an outbreak of impetigo are fundamental for adequate control and management. Sanitary activities must be based on the protection and defense of individual and collective health.
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