Reporting a Notifiable Disease

Disease Reporting for Health Care Providers and Laboratories

All Georgia physicians, laboratories, and other health care providers are required by law (OCGA 31-12-2)  to report patients with the conditions listed under Notifiable Disease Reporting Requirements. Both laboratory confirmed and clinical diagnoses are reportable within the specified time interval. Dependent on the disease, you are required to report immediately, within 7 days, within 1 month, or within 6 months.

To report a disease or outbreak:

State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
Phone: 404.613.1391
Fax: 404.612.3696

For more information, call the FCBOH Office of Epidemiology at 404.613.1391 or visit https://dph.georgia.gov/epidemiology/disease-reporting

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