The MCHD recognizes classes of communicable diseases:
Class I (a) – Reported within three (3) hours
Class I (b) – Reported as soon as possible, within 24 hours
Class II – Reported within seven (7) days


Persons Required to Report Disease:

  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nursing assistants
  • Dentists
  • Health care practitioners
  • Emergency medical services personnel
  • Any institution, school, college/university, child care facility or camp personnel
  • Pharmacists
  • Poison control center personnel
  • Blood bank and organ transplant personnel
  • Coroners, funeral directors, morticians and embalmers
  • Medical examiners
  • Veterinarians
  • Correctional facility personnel
  • Food service management personnel
  • Any other person having knowledge or a known or suspected care or carrier or a reportable communicable disease or communicable disease death
  • The master, pilot or any other person in charge of any bus, train, ship or boat, and the commander, pilot or any other person in charge of any aircraft within the jurisdiction of the state
  • Researchers

Section 690.200  Reporting



Notifiable Disease and Conditions Poster 2024


To Contact the Health Department After Normal Business Hours for Emergency Reporting Please Call: