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Disease Reporting Information for Health Care Providers and Laboratories

Contact the Florida Department of Health

  •  850-245-4401

    Mailing Address

    Florida Department of Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399 

How to Report a Case of Disease

If you are a healthcare professional or laboratory worker and would like to report a case of disease please contact your local county health department. If you are unable to reach your local county health department, if this is a public health emergency, or if this is outside of regular business hours, please contact the Bureau of Epidemiology 24/7 at (850) 245-4401.

Reporting Requirements

Chapter 64D-3, Florida Administrative Code

Emergency Rule—Reporting Results (COVID-19)

Hospital Guidance Reporting Lab Results (COVID-19)

Practitioner Reporting

Health Care Practitioner Reporting Guidelines for Reportable Diseases and Conditions in Florida(October 20, 2016)
List of Reportable Diseases/Conditions for Health Care Practitioners(October 20, 2016)
Practitioner Disease Reporting Form(October 20, 2016)

Laboratory Reporting

Laboratory Reporting Guidelines for Reportable Diseases and Conditions in Florida(October 20, 2016)
List of Reportable Diseases/Conditions for Laboratories(October 20, 2016)

Information on Reporting Specific Diseases and Conditions

Birth Defect Registry
Cancer Registry Reporting
HIV/AIDS Reporting
Sexually Transmitted Disease Reporting
Tuberculosis Reporting

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