Reportable Diseases for Health Care Professionals

To file a report during business hours, please call our
Communicable Disease office directly at 269-969-6383.

For after-hours or weekend reporting, please use the CCPHD 24-7 Contact Information Form, available with your facility’s Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (EPC), or Infection Prevention.

Reporting Form may be faxed to CD office at 269-969-6488

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Involving Calhoun County residents, local healthcare providers (physician offices, clinics, laboratories, healthcare facilities) are required to report suspected and/or confirmed infections, diseases, conditions, or unusual clusters to our CD office.

Animal bites can cause serious injury and infection, including rabies. Rabies is deadly in humans. All animal bites and exposures to bats should be reported to the Calhoun County Public Health Department.

Complete this ANIMAL BITE REPORTING FORM PDF  to report an animal bite or exposure within 24 hours fax form to 269-969-6488. If you have any questions, please call 269-969-6383.

How to Report to CCPHD

CCPHD will accept reports via fax, phone, or electronically into the Michigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS). All reports should include:

  • Patient’s full legal name, and parent/guardian if minor
  • Patient’s date of birth and sex
  • Patient’s complete  address including street, city, county, state, and zip code
  • Patient’s phone number
  • Name of suspect or confirmed disease, infection, or condition
  • Specific laboratory test (if tested), date performed, where performed, and results
  • The estimated onset of illness, disease, or condition
  • Name, address, and phone number of the reporting facility

 Required reporting guidelines can be found in the Health Care Professional's Guide to Disease Reporting in Michigan:
For more information contact CCPHD Communicable Disease directly.

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