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Mental & physical health

Report an infectious disease (for health care providers)

Health care providers can report an infectious disease to the Department of Public Health’s Acute Communicable Disease Program.

Who

Only health care providers should report infectious diseases to the Acute Communicable Disease Program.

Requirements

Only some diseases need to be reported. Consult the Health Information Portal (HIP) to see an updated list of diseases that must be reported.

How

To report a disease on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., call (215) 685-6748. Outside of these hours, call (215) 686-4514 and ask for the on-call staff.

To fax a reporting form, use (215) 545-8362.


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