Report Notifiable Diseases
How to Report a Notifiable Disease
All immediately notifiable conditions (except COVID-19) should be reported via phone call to our Epi Line at 512-943-3660 or via Afterhours Line at 512-864-8345.
To report a notifiable disease (suspected or confirmed), or a public health emergency:
Normal Business Hours:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Call 512-943-3660 to report any emergency disease or communicable disease event to WCCHD.
- Fax the Notifiable Disease Reporting Form to 512-248-3267
After Business Hours:
- Call 512-864-8345 to report all immediately notifiable diseases during non-business hours.
- File a Food Complaint with WCCHD Environmental Health Division.
What Diseases to Report
Visit DSHS Infectious Diseases' Notifiable Disease Conditions for more information about requirements by Texas Health and Safety Code (Chapters 81, 84, and 87). To help keep our community safe, outbreaks or any unusual occurrence of a condition/disease should be reported, even if it is not on the List of Notifiable Conditions.
WCCHD - Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program
Laws & Regulations
Read more about disease reporting in the Texas Health and Safety Code in Chapter 81 Communicable Disease, then 81.041 Reportable Diseases.
Read more about rules in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 97 governing control measures and reporting of communicable diseases.
See Additional Disease Reporting Resources for more information including Guidelines and Tools for Outbreak Response.
Additional Reporting Forms