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Infectious Disease Reporting

To report an urgent communicable disease, please call 615-445-0446.

The diseases and events listed in the Infectious Disease Reportable Diseases List are declared to be communicable and/or dangerous to the public and are to reported to the local health department by all hospitals, physicians, laboratories, and other persons knowing of or suspecting a case in accordance with the provision of the statutes and regulations governing the control of communicable diseases in Tennessee and HIPAA.

How to report a disease

To report a sexually transmitted disease or HIV, please call: 615-340-0538 or fax: 615-340-8557
To report all other diseases, please call: 615-340-5632 or fax: 615-340-8914

Reporting Form

Please complete an Infectious Disease Reporting form (PH-1600) and send by fax to 615-340-8914.