Communicable Disease and Control Reporting Form
Reportable Communicable Diseases in North Carolina
To Report A Disease:
Fill out the NC Communicable Disease Reporting Form
or call: 910-572-1393
What diseases are reportable?
Diseases Reportable within 24 Hours
Telephone reports are requested within 24 hours for diseases of unusual significance, incidence, or occurrence which may merit an epidemiological evaluation including foodborne and waterborne outbreaks where a common source is suspected.
For diseases and conditions required to be reported within 24 hours, the initial report shall be made by telephone to the Department of Health. After hours/Weekend reporting: 910-572-1393 extension: 1298
A NC Communicable Disease Reporting Form should also be completed and faxed to: 910-572-8177 Attention: Communicable Disease Nurse
Telephone reports should include:
- disease , date of onset
- name of person making report , telephone number of person making the report
- laboratory confirmation, if available
- patient name , patient address
- patient age , patient sex , patient race
Diseases Reportable Within 7 Days
For diseases and conditions that must be reported within 7 days, a Communicable Disease Reporting Form should be completed and mailed to the appropriate person and Health Department.