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Reporting tools for healthcare providers.

We rely on you to report notifiable conditions and unusual findings that may be of public health concern. This is how our Epidemiologists and Public Health Consultants identify and respond to potential outbreaks.

To report a notifiable condition:

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Reporting requirements.

Report notifiable conditions as shown below. Report a suspected institutional outbreak of any illness (for example, gastrointestinal illness or flu-like symptoms in a nursing home). Print this list.

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Call (253) 798-6410

Report Within 24 Hours

Report within 3 Business Days

Animal bite (suspected human rabies exposure)

Brucellosis

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (including people previously reported with HIV)

Anthrax

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

Arboviral disease (acute) (West Nile virus, dengue, Eastern and Western equine encephalitis, Zika, etc.)

Botulism (foodborne, wound, infant)

Hepatitis A (acute)

Campylobacteriosis

Burkholderia mallei (glanders) and pseudomallei (melioidosis)

Hepatitis E (acute)

Chancroid

Cholera

Legionellosis

Chlamydia trachomatis infection

Diphtheria

Leptospirosis

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Disease of suspected bioterrorism origin

Listeriosis

Cryptosporidiosis

Domoic acid poisoning (amnesic shellfish poisoning)

Mumps (acute)

Cyclosporiasis

E. coli (Shiga toxin-producing infections including but not limited to E. coli O157:H7)

Pertussis

Giardiasis

Emerging condition with outbreak potential

Psittacosis

Gonorrhea

Haemophilus influenzae (invasive disease) (children under 5 years old)

Q fever

Granuloma inguinale

Hemolytic uremic syndrome

Relapsing fever (borreliosis)

Hepatitis B surface antigen-positive pregnant woman

Influenza (novel or unsubtypable strain)

Salmonellosis

Hepatitis C (acute)

Measles (rubeola) (acute)

Shigellosis

Hepatitis D (acute, chronic)

Meningococcal disease (invasive)

Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (not vancomycin-intermediate)

Herpes simplex (neonatal, genital) (initial infection)

Monkeypox

Vibriosis

HIV infection

Outbreak (suspected foodborne or waterborne origin)

Yersiniosis

Immunization reactions (severe, adverse)

Paralytic shellfish poisoning

Unexplained critical illness or death

Influenza-associated death (lab-confirmed)

Pesticide poisoning (hospitalized, fatal, cluster—Call (800) 222‑1222.

Other rare disease of public health significance, including but not limited to:

Lyme disease

Plague

Amoebic meningitis

Lymphogranuloma venereum

Poliomyelitis

Anaplasmosis

Malaria

Rabies (confirmed human or animal) (suspected human exposure)

Babesiosis

Pesticide poisoning (non-hospitalized, non-fatal, non-cluster)—Call (800) 222‑1222.

Rubella (include congenital rubella syndrome) (acute)

Carbepenemase-producing carbepenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CP-CRE)

Prion disease (including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)

SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome)

Chagas disease

Syphilis (including congenital)

Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections (including but not limited to E. coli O157:H7) (including post-diarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome)

Coccidioidomycosis

Tetanus

Smallpox

Cryptococcus gattii

Trichinosis

Tuberculosis

Ehrlichiosis

Varicella-associated death

Tularemia

Histoplasmosis


Vaccinia transmission

Shellfish poisoning (diarrhetic)


Viral hemorrhagic fever

Tickborne rickettsioses (including Rocky Mountain spotted fever)


Yellow fever

Tick paralysis



Typhus



Report within 7 business days

Report monthly

Tuberculosis infection (latent) (positive tuberculosis skin test or interferon-gamma release assay, e.g., QuantiFERON®-TB Gold) Asthma (occupational) (suspected or confirmed)—Call (888) 66-SHARP. 
  Birth defects (autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, alcohol-related)—Call (360) 236-3533.
  Hepatitis B (chronic) (initial diagnosis or previously unreported cases)

Hepatitis C (chronic)