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Reportable Disease Program

To report local cases
of disease or outbreaks
Fax the Ohio Confidential Reportable Disease form to 216.676.1316

CCBH follows-up on cases of reportable infectious disease (i.e. disease spread from person to person) as well as investigates potential disease outbreaks. Reports of suspected and confirmed cases of disease and outbreaks should be made to the local health jurisdiction of the case’s residence or location of outbreak.

To report cases of disease or outbreaks in Cuyahoga County, please call the 24/7 reporting number at 216.201.2080 or fax the Ohio Confidential Reportable Disease form to 216.676.1316.

List of Reportable Diseases according to Ohio Law

The time period and method for reporting certain cases of disease to the local health department varies by disease.
Click here for the most current list and required reporting time frames.

Additional Reporting Guidance

Watch brief video below to learn more about the process for reporting diseases in Cuyahoga County.

Click Here to access the slide notes related to the above training video.

Within Cuyahoga County, different diseases are handled by different agencies. Click here for additional guidance for reporting.

Furthermore, certain diseases use specific reporting form. A commonly used form is the varicella (chicken pox) reporting form.

Information for Long Term Care Facilities

The CCBH works with long term care facilities by providing information for preventing and controlling acute gastroenteritis (i.e. diarrhea and/or vomiting) outbreaks.
Click here to learn more.

Cancer Clusters

The CCBH assists communities with cancer concerns by providing education and statistical review, if needed.
Click here to learn more.

Reports, Data, and Statistics