Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale di Cesena

Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale di Cesena

By Resolution of the Regional N. 2450 07/06/1994 was established in Cesena Local Health Unit that pursuant to and by effect of art. 3 paragraph 1-bis of Legislative Decree no. 229/99 has a public legal personality and corporate autonomy. Bodies of the Company are:

-The Director-General

-The College of Management

-The Board of Auditors

-The Director General, the Administrative Director, the Medical Director, the Director of the District Cesena – Valle Savio and the Director of the District Rubicon constitute the Executive Board.

The territorial Company – U.S.L. Cesena includes 15 municipalities: Bagno di Romagna, Villages, Cesena, Cesenatico, Gambettola, Gatteo, Longiano, Mercato Saraceno, Montiano, Roncofreddo, San Mauro Pascoli, Sarsina, Savignano the Rubicon, Sogliano the Rubicon, Verghereto. Its total area is 1,129 km2, the resident population, all’ 31/12/2009, of 205,581  inhabitants.

Department of Prevention and Public Health

Public health responsibilities are shared between separate services within the Department of Prevention:

  • Food Hygiene and Nutrition Service (SIAN),
  • Local Veterinary Service (LVS)
  • Public health Service
  • Occupational Medicine Service

The sanitary entomology office

The Department of Public Health is in charge of the surveillance and control of VECTOR BORNE DISEASES.

For more than 25 years is charged with the surveillance of mosquitoes and other arthropods of medical and veterinary importance. Following the outbreak of Chikungunya in 2007 specific projects have been organized with the full involvement of most healthcare professionals, and with the adoption of the Regional Plan of Emilia-Romagna against the Tiger mosquito and prevention of Chikungunya and Dengue.

The VBDs surveillance

  • Active surveillance of human cases of VBD is organized with the involvement of general practitioners, paediatricians, doctors, health assistants, and has proved capable of intercepting people sick and even probable cases. For years, the Public Health Service ASL Cesena is member of the Emilia-Romagna coordination team for Vector Borne Diseases prevention and control and operates the website

Contact person: Dr Claudio Venturelli
Address: Marino Moretti Street, 99 – 47521 Cesena (FC)
Tel.: +39 0547 352068, +39 0547 352074
Fax: +39 0547 645060
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