Disease Reporting

Report in 3 Easy Steps!

Determine the reporting requirement for the disease to be reported using one or more of the following tools:

All suspected or confirmed cases of Class A reportable disease, bioterrorism event or other infectious disease emergencies MUST be reported IMMEDIATELY by phone as soon as knowledge or suspicion of a case exists. 

  • What is a Class A disease? 
  • During business hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
    M-F excluding holidays): Call (614) 525-8888 and leave a message with the following information: patient name, date of birth, address, phone number, reportable condition, provider or facility information, lab test collection date and specimen/test type or clinical symptoms (if no lab done). 
  • After hours: Call (614) 525-3965. Tell the answering service that you are calling to report a Class A disease. They will take your information and you’ll be contacted shortly after by a public health investigator. 

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After collecting all required information and completing the form, report the disease using one of the following options:

Fax

(614) 525-8890

Call

For ALL disease reporting, call
(614) 525-8888.
For guidance & resources about: TB call (614) 645 - 1823 STIs call (614) 645 - 8539 TDD call (614) 645 - 7041
After hours call (614) 525-3965.
This line is for Class A disease reporting and public health emergencies ONLY.

Email

idrs@franklincountyohio.gov

Mail

IDRS c/o Franklin County Public Health 280 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio 43215

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