Communicable Disease

Greene County Public Health Communicable Disease Reporting System

Report a communicable disease to the local health jurisdiction where the patient resides. In Greene County, contact the Greene County Public Health and report cases to the Communicable Disease Reporting Nurse.

Telephone:

937-374-5600 or 1-866-858-3588

Fax:

937-374-5675

By Mail:

Greene County Public Health
Attn: Communicable Disease Reporting Nurse
360 Wilson Drive
Xenia, OH  45385

For Class A & B, include the following information:

  • Disease
  • Date of onset
  • Patient’s name, address, telephone number, date of birth, sex and race
  • Name of Physician or reporter, address and telephone number.

For Class C, include the following information:

  • Number of cases
  • Name of Physician or reporter, address and telephone number. 

Who Should Report?

It is the responsibility of the health care practitioners and laboratories to report cases of communicable disease to the local health department as stated by the Ohio Administrative Code  3701-3.

The staff of the health district will ensure proper investigation and follow up of all reports.  With this data, the health district will conduct surveillance of communicable disease; develop, implement and communicate prevention strategies; ensure affected residents have access to medical follow-up; communicate with the medical community; educate residents about communicable disease and support the domestic preparedness response plan.

Documents

Varicella Surveillance Worksheet

Links

Quick Guide to Reporting Infectious Disease
Ohio Confidential Reportable Disease Form
CDC - Measles Information
CDC - Meningococcal Information
CDC - Zika Information