Notifiable Conditions

  • Notifialbe Conditions

    Notifiable Conditions

    To initiate a reporting process you may fax a “Notifiable Disease/Condition Report” form to 541-506-2601. Please speak to a person if the disease you have to report is serious or highly contagious.  See Reporting Process in the box to the right.

    By law, ORS 409.050, 433.004; OAR 333-018-0000 TO 333-018 0015 (http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/bulletin/1011_bulletin/1011_ch333_bulletin.html), Oregon clinicians must report diagnoses of the specified infections, diseases and conditions. Both lab-confirmed and clinically suspect cases are reportable. The parallel system of lab reporting does not obviate the clinician’s obligation to report.

    Health care providers shall report all cases or suspected cases of the diseases, infections, microorganisms, and conditions specified below. The timing of Health Care Provider reports is specified to reflect the severity of the illness or condition and the potential value of rapid intervention by public health agencies.

    When local public health authorities cannot be reached within the specified time limits, reports shall be made directly to OHA, which shall maintain an around-the-clock public health consultation service.

    Licensed laboratories shall report all test results indicative of and specific for the diseases, infections, microorganisms, and conditions specified below. Such tests include but are not limited to: microbiological culture, isolation, or identification; assays for specific antibodies; and identification of specific antigens, toxins, or nucleic acid sequences.

    Civil Penalties of Violations of Oregon Reporting Law
    A civil penalty may be imposed against a person or entity for a violation of any provision in OAR chapter 333, division 18 or 19. These regulations include the requirements to report diseases listed below, along with related data; and to cooperate with local and state public health authorities in their investigation and control of reportable diseases.

    Reportable diseases, infections, microorganisms, and conditions; and the time frames within which they must be reported by health care providers, are as follows:

  • REPORTING PROCESS

    Notifiable Disease Condition Report Form:

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    Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:30a.m. –12:00p.m. and 1:00p.m.-5:00p.m. phone 541-506-2600.

    Report to the Communicable Disease Nurse; if not available ask to speak with another nurse to report the communicable disease. Please do not leave reports on a voice mail.

    NOTE: After hours, there is a nurse on call for urgent Communicable Disease reports via dispatch at 541-296-5454.

     

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has reporting guidance posters that provide reporting guidance to laboratories and clinicians:

Note that new reportables are denoted with red text.

Immediately, day or night:

  • Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)
  • Botulism (Clostridium botulinum)
  • Cholera (Vibrio cholerae 01, 0139, or toxigenic)
  • Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae)
  • Hemorrhagic fever caused by viruses of the filovirus (e.g., Ebola, Marburg) are arena virus (e.g., Lassa, Machupo families)
  • Influenza (novel)
  • Marine Intoxication (intoxication caused by marine microorganisms or their by-products (e.g., paralytic shellfish poisoning, domoic acid intoxication, ciguatera, scombroid)
  • Measles (rubeola)
  • Plague (Yersinia pestis)
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Rabies (human)
  • Rubella
  • SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and infection by SARS-coronavirus)
  • Smallpox (variola major)
  • Tularemia (Francisella tularensis)
  • Yellow fever
  • Outbreaks and uncommon illnesses (any known or suspected common-source outbreak; any uncommon illness of potential publich health significance)

Within 24 hours (including weekends and holidays):

  • Haemophilus influenzae (any isolation or identification from a normally sterile site)
  • Neisseria meningitidis
  • Pesticide poisoning

Within one Local Public Health Authority working day:

  • Animal bites (of humans)
  • Arthropod vector-borne disease (babesiosis, California encephalitis, Colorado tick fever,dengue, Eastern equine encephalitis, ehrlichiosis, Kyasanur Forest disease, St. Louis encephalitis, West Nile fever, Western equine encephalitis, etc.)
  • Brucellosis (Brucella)
  • Campylobacteriosis (Campylobacter)
  • Chlamydiosis (Chlamydia trachomotis, lymphogranuloma venerum)
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies
  • Cryptococcosis (Cryptococcus)
  • Cryptosporidiosis (Cryptosporidium)
  • Cyclosporosis (Cyclospora cayetanesis)
  • Enterobacteriaceae family found to be non-susceptible to any carbapenum antibiotic
  • Escherichia coli (Shiga-toxigenic, including E. coli O157 and other serogroups)
  • Giardiasis (Giardia)
  • Gonococcal infections (Neisseria gonorrhoeae)
  • Hantavirus
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B (acute or chronic infection)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D (delta)
  • Hepatitis E
  • HIV infection (does not apply to anonymous testing) and AIDS
  • Influenza (laboratory confirmed) death of a person <18 years of age
  • Lead poisoning
  • Legionellosis (Legionella)
  • Leptospirosis (Leptospira)
  • Listeriosis (Listeria monocytogenes)
  • Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdoferi)
  • Malaria (Plasmodium)
  • Mumps
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, acute, non-gonococcal)
  • Pertussis (Bordetella pertussis)
  • Psittacosis (Chlamydophilia psittaci)
  • Q fever (Coxiella burnetii)
  • Relapsing fever (Borrelia)
  • Rickettsia (all species: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus, others)
  • Salmonellosis (Salmonella, including typhoid)
  • Shigellosis (Shigella)
  • Syphilis (Treponema pallidium)
  • Taenia infection (including cysticercosis and tapeworm infections)
  • Tetanus (Clostridium tetani)
  • Tricinosis (Trichinella)
  • Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. bovis)
  • Vibriosis (other than cholera)
  • Yersiniosis (other than plague)