All Georgia physicians, laboratories and other health care providers are required by law to report patients with any notifiable diseases.
What To Report?
Any of the items listed as Georgia Notifiable Diseases, any cluster of illnesses or any cause for public health concern.
When To Report?
Clinical and lab-confirmed diagnoses should be reported within the time interval specified on the Notifiable Disease Poster.
How to Report?
There are three ways to report a notifiable disease:
1. To report immediately, call ECPHD at (706) 667-4342. In the event that ECPHD is not available, call 1-866-PUB-HLTH (782-4584).
2. To report within seven (7) days, use the State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SENDSS) at https://sendss.state.ga.us.
Or complete a Georgia Notifiable Reporting Form (#3095) and fax it to (706) 667-4728 or mail it in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL to:
East Central Public Health District
ATTN: Notifiable Diseases
1916 North Leg Road
Augusta, GA 30909-4437
3. To report HIV and AIDS complete the CDC form 50.42A or available by calling 1-800-827-9769) and mail in an envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL to:
Georgia Division of Public Health
2 Peachtree St. NW,
14th Floor – Office 460
Atlanta, GA 30303-3189