Report Communicable Disease
2500(b) It shall be the duty of every health care provider, knowing of or in attendance on a case or suspected case of any of the diseases or conditions listed below, to report to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides. Where no health care provider is in attendance, any individual having knowledge of a person who is suspected to be suffering from one of the diseases or conditions listed below may make such a report to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides.
2500(c) The administrator of each health facility, clinic or other setting where more than one health care provider may know of a case, a suspected case, or an outbreak of disease within the facility shall establish and be responsible for administrative procedures to assure that reports are made to the local health officer.
2500(a)(14) "Health care provider" means a physician and surgeon, a veterinarian, a podiatrist, a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a registered nurse, a nurse midwife, a school nurse, an infection control practitioner, a medical examiner, a coroner, or a dentist.
From Title 17, California Code of Regulations, Sections 2500, 2593, 2641-2643, and 2800-2812, Reportable Diseases and Conditions, 2500. Reporting to the Local Health Authority.
Urgency Reporting Requirements [17 CCR 2500 (h) (i)]
= Report IMMEDIATELY by telephone.
Dial (530) 225-5591 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and (530) 225-3767 after hours, weekends, and holidays.
= Report within 1 WORKING DAY of identification by Phone, Fax (530) 225-5074, or mail to Shasta County Public Health, 2650 Breslauer Way, Redding, CA 96001.
All other Diseases/Conditions should be reported by Phone, Fax or mail within 7 calendar days of identification using the appropriate Confidential Morbidity Report form. These forms can be filled out online, then faxed to our confidential fax number.
- Confidentiality Morbidity Report - Form A: Use this form for reporting all conditions except Tuberculosis and conditions reportable to DMV.
- Confidentiality Morbidity Report - Form B: Only use this form for reporting Tuberculosis.
- Confidentiality Morbidity Report - Form C: Use this form for reporting lapses of consciousness or control, Alzheimer's disease or other conditions which may impair the ability to operate a motor vehicle safely (pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 103900).
Please note: If you are reporting HIV/AIDS, use the Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report form.
Reportable Communicable Diseases [17 CCR 2500 (j)(1), 2641-2643]:
|Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) |
(HIV infection only: see "Human Immunodeficiency Virus")
|Avian Influenza (human)|
|Botulism (Infant, Foodborne, Wound)|
|Chickenpox (only hospitalizations and deaths)|
|Chlamydial Infections, including lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)|
|Ciguatera Fish Poisoning|
|Colorado Tick Fever|
|Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and other Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE)|
|Cysticercosis or taeniasis|
|Diarrhea of the Newborn, Outbreaks|
|Domoic Acid Poisoning (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning)|
|Encephalitis, Specify Etiology: Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic|
|Escherichia coli: shiga toxin producing (STEC) including E. coli O157|
|Foodborne Disease (Report immediately by telephone when two or more cases or suspected cases from separate households are suspected to have the same source of illness.)|
|Haemophilus influenzae invasive disease (report an incident of less than 15 years of age)|
|Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome|
|Hepatitis B (specify acute case or chronic)|
|Hepatitis C (specify acute case or chronic)|
|Hepatitis D (Delta)|
|Hepatitis, other, acute|
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (Effective April 17, 2006, HIV is reportable by name.)|
|Influenza deaths (report an incident of less than 18 years of age)|
|Kawasaki Syndrome (Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome)|
|Leprosy (Hansen Disease)|
|Meningitis, Specify Etiology: Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic|
|Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning|
|Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)|
|Pertussis (Whooping Cough)|
|Plague, Human or Animal|
|Rabies, Human or Animal|
|Rheumatic Fever, Acute|
|Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever|
|Rubella (German Measles)|
|Rubella Syndrome, Congenital|
|Salmonellosis (Other than Typhoid Fever)|
|Scombroid Fish Poisoning|
|Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)|
|Shiga toxin (detected in feces)|
Staphylococcus aureus infection (only a case resulting in death or admission to an intensive care unit of a person who has not been hospitalized or had surgery, dialysis, or residency in a long-term care facility in the past year, and did not have an indwelling catheter or percutaneous medical device at the time of culture)
|Streptococcal Infections (Outbreaks of Any Type and Individual Cases in Food Handlers and Dairy Workers Only)|
|Toxic Shock Syndrome|
|Typhoid Fever, Cases and Carriers|
|Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (e.g., Crimean-Congo, Ebola, Lassa and Marburg viruses)|
|Water-Associated Disease (e.g., Swimmer's Itch and Hot Tub Rash)|
|West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection|
|OCCURRENCE of ANY UNUSUAL DISEASE|
|OUTBREAKS of ANY DISEASE (Including diseases not listed in Section 2500). Specify if institutional and/or open community.|
Reportable Noncommunicable Diseases and Conditions [17 CCR 2800-2812 and 2593(b)]:
- Diseases Characterized by Lapses of Consciousness
- Cancer [except (1) basal and squamous skin cancer unless occurring on genitalia, and (2) carcinoma in-situ and CIN III of the cervix]
- Pesticide-related illness or injury (known or suspected cases)
Phone, Fax & Address for Reporting:
(530) 225-5591 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
(530) 225-3767 after hours, weekends and holidays
Shasta County Public Health, 2650 Breslauer Way, Redding, CA 96001