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Communicable Disease

*The 2019 Behavioral Risk Factors Survey is happening now! Click here to learn more.​*


Every 3 to 4 years, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD) conducts a countywide health survey called the Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS). The survey is based on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey. Occasional improvements in methods, with accompanying effects on results, have long been a necessary part of all public health surveillance systems, including population health surveys like the SCCPHD BRFS. To read more about the methodological changes made to the 2013-2014 SCCPHD BRFS, please click here​​.


This page provides links to various BRFS and other survey indicators on access to healthcare. Click on each indicator to download the Excel file of data and read the associated key findings.​



​Ever had a pneumonia shot (ages 65+)
Ever tested for Hepatitis B or C
Ever tested for HIV (ages 18-64)
Flu shot or nasal flu vaccine in past 12 months
Stayed home from school or work because of the flu
Last updated: 2/4/2019 9:56 AM