Reportable Diseases & Conditions
Our Communicable Disease Team will investigate disease reports. In certain circumstances, testing at the Alameda County Public Health Lab will be arranged. The Communicable Disease Team provides guidelines for treatment, prophylaxis, and infection control. Reporting of certain diseases may activate state and federal emergency response systems.
Laboratory Reportable Diseases
California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 2505 requires laboratories to report laboratory testing results suggestive of diseases of public health importance to the local health department.
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.