Health Department

Communicable Disease and Control Reporting Form

Reportable Communicable Diseases in North Carolina

To Report A Disease:

Fill out the NC Communicable Disease Reporti​ng 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 Reporti​ng 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 Reporti​ng Form ​​should be completed and mailed to the appropriate person and Health Department.​​ ​​