There are over 70 diseases and conditions that are reportable in North Carolina. Reporting is required for physicians and laboratories. Your health department staff investigates all reports of diseases to determine if there is a risk of spread and takes measures to control the risk.
More in-depth information on communicable diseases may be found at the North Carolina Communicable Disease Control Branch and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Communicable disease related services are available at each health department
- Testing for and evaluation of disease
- Treatment of identified infection and provision of protective measures for family or other close contacts
- Public education
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (including HIV/AIDS)
For health care providers For assistance in reporting diseases, please contact the communicable disease nurse at your county health department. Click here for confidential disease reporting forms.