Reportable Diseases

Mandated reporters, such as health care providers, hospitals and laboratories must report any suspected or confirmed case of these diseases to CCDPH within the number of days or hours indicated in parentheses. The CCDPH Reportable Diseases poster is available for download in two sizes: letter-size (8.5X11, PDF) and pocket-size (5X7, PDF)

To report a communicable disease to CCDPH, call (708) 836-8699. For all other issues, please call 708-633-4000 during business hours (Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

  1. Any suspected bioterrorist threat (immediately)
  2. Any unusual case or cluster of cases that may indicate a public health hazard(immediately)
  3. AIDS* (7 days) [to report a case of HIV or AIDS, call (708) 633-8585 during regular business hours]
  4. Anthrax (immediately)
  5. Arboviral Infections (including, but not limited to, West Nile Virus. California encephalitis, and St. Louis encephalitis)
    (7 days)
  6. Babesiosis (7 days)
  7. Botulism, foodborne (immediately)
  8. Botulism, infant, wound, other (24 hours)
  9. Brucellosis (7 days, unless bioterrorism suspected, then immediately)
  10. Chancroid (7 days)
  11. Chickenpox (24 hours)
  12. Chlamydia (7 days)
  13. Cholera (24 hours)
  14. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) (7 days)
  15. Cryptosporidiosis (7 days)
  16. Cyclosporiasis (7 days)
  17. Diphtheria (24 hours)
  18. Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis (7 days)
  19. Enteric E. coli infections (E. coli O157:H7 and other shiga-toxin producing E. coli, enterotoxigenic E. coli, enteropathogenic E. coli, and enteroinvasive E. coli) (24 hours)
  20. Foodborne or waterborne illness (24 hours)
  21. Gonorrhea (7 days)
  22. Haemophilus influenzae, invasive (24 hours)
  23. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (24 hours)
  24. Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), post diarrheal (24 hours)
  25. Hepatitis A (24 hours), B (7 days), C (7 days), D (7 days)
  26. Histoplasmosis (7 days)
  27. HIV infection (7 days) [to report a case of HIV or AIDS, call (708) 633-8585 during regular business hours]
  28. Influenza, deaths in people less than 18 years old (7 days)
  29. Influenza, ICU admissions (7 days)
  30. Influenza A, novel virus (immediately)
  31. Legionellosis (7 days)
  32. Leprosy (7 days)
  33. Leptospirosis (7 days)
  34. Listeriosis (7 days)
  35. Lyme disease (7 days)
  36. Malaria (7 days)
  37. Measles (24 hours)
  38. Mumps (24 hours)
  39. N. meningitidis, invasive (24 hours)
  40. Ophthalmia neonatorum (gonococcal) (7 days)
  41. Pertussis (whooping cough) (24 hours)
  42. Plague (immediately)
  43. Poliomyelitis (24 hours)
  44. Psittacosis (7 days)
  45. Q fever (7 days, unless bioterrorism suspected, then immediately)
  46. Rabies, human and potential human exposure (24 hours)
  47. Reye syndrome (7 days)
  48. Rocky Mountain spotted fever (7 days)
  49. Rubella (24 hours)
  50. Salmonellosis, other than typhoid (7 days)
  51. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) (immediately)
  52. Shigellosis (7 days)
  53. Smallpox (immediately)
  54. Smallpox vaccination, complications of (24 hours)
  55. S. aureus, Methicillin resistant (MRSA) clusters in a community setting or colonization/infection in infants less than 61 days old (24 hours)
  56. S. aureus infections with intermediate or high level resistance to vancomycin (24 hours)
  57. Streptococcal infections, Group A, invasive and sequelae to Group A streptococcal infections (24 hours)
  58. S. pneumoniae, invasive in people less than 5 yrs old (7 days)
  59. Syphilis (7 days)
  60. Tetanus (7 days)
  61. Toxic shock syndrome due to S. aureus (7 days)
  62. Trichinosis (7 days)
  63. Tuberculosis (TB) (7 days)
  64. Tularemia (7 days, unless bioterrorism suspected, then immediately)
  65. Typhoid fever (24 hours)
  66. Typhus (24 hours)
  67. Vancomycin (24 hours)
  68. Vibriosis (non cholera) (7 days)
  69. Yersiniosis (7 days)