Communicable Disease Reporting

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Report a Disease

During Business Hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

To report an URGENT communicable disease concern during business hours, call

530-666-8645

For non-urgent communicable diseases, please download and complete a Confidential Morbidity Report (CMR) below. The second page of the CMR lists all reportable disease and guidelines for reporting.

HIV/AIDS reporting guidelines are posted here or you may call the Yolo County HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator at (530) 666-8670 to report.  Please do NOT fax HIV/AIDS reports.


 

During Non-Business Hours (evenings, weekends, and holidays)

The Yolo County Health Department is accessible after hours and on holidays at

530-321-3620

for URGENT communicable disease concerns. Please be prepared to provide the dispatcher with your name, affiliation, the nature of the report or emergency and a phone number where you can be contacted by the Yolo County Health Department on-call staff.

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • Don't labs report all these disease anyway?
  • How does the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) affect disease reporting?
  • How quickly must disease be reported?
  • Is someone available to answer communicable disease questions?
  • Should I wait for lab confirmation before reporting a disease?
  • What diseases have been reported in Yolo County in the past?
  • What diseases must be reported?
  • What if my patient is not a resident of Yolo County?
  • What is the legal basis for diease reporting in California?
  • Where can I find more information about specific diseases?
  • Who must report dieases?
  • Why must health care providers report?