Norton Healthcare Infectious Disease Services

Norton Infectious Disease Specialists are board certified and skilled in managing and treating a wide range of diseases caused by bacteria and viruses. Norton Infectious Disease Specialists’ services include:

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
  • Diabetic foot infections
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Immune disorders
  • Mycobacterium
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pneumonia
  • PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) and PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
  • Shingles
  • Syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases
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How effective is this year’s flu shot?

The flu shot’s effectiveness this year — or any year — is not 100%. But getting the shot, along with practicing good hand hygiene and taking precautions when caring for someone sick with the flu, […]

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Washing your hands is a DIY vaccine

Have you ever thought to celebrate hand washing? If not, there are a lot of reasons why you should. International Infection Prevention Week runs through Oct. 19, and to celebrate, we’re providing you with the [...]

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How to protect yourself and your family against West Nile virus

A Louisville resident had died from West Nile virus, the city’s Department of Public Health and Wellness announced Thursday. The risk of becoming sick or developing West Nile virus symptoms is low. Here’s what you […]

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Flu cases reported in Kentucky amid predictions of a bad season in U.S.

The influenza season half a world away in Australia has health officials in the U.S. preparing for a bad outbreak. Cases have been diagnosed in Fayette County, and providers within Norton Healthcare have had a […]

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Hepatitis C is contagious — know the risk factors that make infection more likely

The sharing of used needles as well as blood transfusions before 1992 have been the main causes of hepatitis C transmission in the United States. Anyone can get the hepatitis C virus, and 3 in […]

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How effective is this year’s flu shot?

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Read Full Story

Washing your hands is a DIY vaccine

Have you ever thought to celebrate hand washing? If not, there are a lot of reasons why you should. International Infection Prevention Week runs through Oct. 19, and to celebrate, we’re providing you with the [...]

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How to protect yourself and your family against West Nile virus

A Louisville resident had died from West Nile virus, the city’s Department of Public Health and Wellness announced Thursday. The risk of becoming sick or developing West Nile virus symptoms is low. Here’s what you […]

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Flu cases reported in Kentucky amid predictions of a bad season in U.S.

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Hepatitis C is contagious — know the risk factors that make infection more likely

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