Disease Reporting

Please click on the appropriate button to report a communicable disease to the Washtenaw County Health Department. As an alternative, a Disease Reporting Form (PDF) can be printed and faxed to 734-544-6706.

Who Should Report

  • Physicians
  • Labs
  • Infection control practitioners
  • Schools
  • Child care centers
  • Other care providers

Which Diseases Are Reportable

School Reporting

Schools and childcare settings are required to report cases and outbreaks of communicable diseases to the Health Department.

HIPAA Guidance Regarding Disease Reporting

Communicable disease reporting is exempt from HIPAA regulations. Health care providers do not need patient consent to report diseases to the health department. Find more information about HIPAA Guidance Regarding Disease Reporting (PDF).