Reporting Communicable diseases
Public Health's Communicable Disease Program monitors the reporting and investigation of communicable diseases, as well as offering tracking and treating to exposed individuals. We also provide tuberculosis testing and medication.
Oregon Administrative Rule for Reporting Communicable Diseases
Disease reporting: During all hours, 24/7 Public Health, 503-397-4651. Option 3
Confidential Oregon Morbidity Report
- report online instead of calling, saves time
- making a clinician report saves you and your office time as it reduces calls back to your office for more information on lab reports
- Clinician report, whether by phone or online, can be made by the nurse or MA
IMMEDIATELY, DAY OR NIGHT
Measles, a novel Influenza, SARS, Rubella, Rabies in humans, Botulism, and others, see full list.
WITHIN 24 HOURS (INCLUDING WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS)
H. influenzae from a normally sterile specimen; Neisseria meningitidis, and pesticide poisoning.
WITHIN ONE LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH WORKING DAY
Any Hepatitis (particularly, acute infection of B and C), Animal bites*, Cryptosporidium, Escherichia coli Shiga-toxigenic, Hemolytic Uremic syndrome, Lead poisoning, Mumps. Pertussis, Salmonellosis, Shigellosis. STD's: Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV.
Animal bite investigation is done at Columbia County Public Health. Please call 503-397-7247 Fax 888-204-8568