Reportable Diseases & Conditions

Our Communicable Disease Team will investigate disease reports as well as provide guidelines for treatment, prophylaxis and infection control.

Healthcare Provider Reportable Diseases

Title 17, California Code of Regulations (CCR) §2500, §2593, §2641.5-2643.20, and §2800-2812 requires that healthcare providers report known or suspected cases of disease or condition, listed below, to the jurisdiction in which the patient resides.  Failure to report is a misdemeanor (Health & Safety Code §120295) and is a citable offense under the Medical Board of California Citation and Fine Program (Title 16, CCR, §1364.10 and §1364.11)

Report Immediately By Phone
During Business hours:  (530) 265-1420        After hours:  (530) 265-7880
Anthrax, human or animal
Foodborne Disease 
(when two or more cases or
suspected cases of foodboorne
disease from separate households
are suspected to have the same
source of illness)
Scombroid Fish Poisoning
Botulism  (Infant, Foodborne, Wound,
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Shiga Toxin  (detected in feces)
Brucellosis, human
Influenza, novel strains (human)
Smallpox  (Variola)
Cholera Measles (Rubeola)
Tularemia, human
Ciguatera Fish Poisoning
Meningococcal Infections
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, human
or animal (Crimean-Congo, Ebola,
Lassa and Marburg viruses)
Dengue Virus Infection
Novel Virus with Pandemic Potential
Yellow Fever
Diphtheria Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning
Zika Virus Infection
Domoic Acid Poisoning
(Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning)
Plague, Human or Animal
Occurrence of ANY Unusual Disease
Escherichia coli: shiga toxin producing
(STEC), including E. coli 0157:H7
Rabies, Human or Animal
Outbreak of ANY Disease (including
diseases not listed in §2500)
Flavivirus infection of undermined
Report Within One Working Day
By Phone:  (530) 265-1420     By Fax:  (530) 271-0836
Amebiasis Hantavirus Infections
Salmonellosis (other than
Typhoid Fever)
Babesiosis Hepatitis A, acute infection
Campylobacteriosis Listeriosis Streptococcal Infections
(Outbreaks of Any Type and
Individual Cases in Food Handlers
and Dairy Workers only)
Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Malaria Syphilis
Chickenpox (Varicella)
(outbreaks, hospitalizations
and deaths)
Meningitis, Specify Etiology:
(Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic)
Chikungunya Virus Infection
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Tuberculosis (TB)
Cryptosporidiosis Poliovirus infection
Typhoid Fever, Cases
and Carriers
Encephalitis, Specify Etiology:
(Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic)
Psittacosis Vibrio Infections
Foodborne Disease
Q Fever
West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection
Haemophilus Influenzae,
invasive disease (only in persons
less than 5 years of age)
Relapsing Fever
Report By Phone, Fax or Mail Within 7 Calendar Days
By Phone:  (530) 265-1420     By Fax:  (530) 271-0836
Mail:  Nevada County Public Health Dept., Attn: Communicable Disease, 500 Crown Point Circle, Ste. 110, Grass Valley, CA  95945
Anaplasmosis Gonococcal Infections
Brucellosis, animal
(except infections due to
Brucella canis)
Hepatitis B (specify acute
case or chronic)
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
(only for deaths in a patient
less than 5 years of age)
Chancroid Hepatitis C (specify acute
case or chronic)
Rickettsial Diseases (non-Rocky
Mountain Spotted Fever), including
Typhus and Typhus-like illnesses
Chlamydia trachomatis
infections, including
lymphogranuloma venereum
Hepatitis D (Delta)
(specify acute case or chronic)
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Coccidioidomycosis Hepatitis E, acute infection
Rubella (German Measles)
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD)
and other Transmissible Spongiform
Encephalopathies (TSE)
Influenza, deaths in laboratory-
confirmed cases for age 0-64 years
Rubella Syndrome, congenital
Cyclosporiasis Legionellosis Tetanus
Cysticercosis or Taeniasis
Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
Ehrlichiosis Leptospirosis Tularemia, animal
Giardiasis Lyme Disease