Reportable Diseases in Chester County

The following communicable diseases/conditions must be reported to the Chester County Health Department per Chester County Rules & Regulations. Reports can be made at any time using the appropriate form on our website, or to verbally report a disease, call one of our communicable disease staff at 610.344.6452 during regular business hours (M-F 8:30am-4:30pm). Written reports can be FAXed at any time to 610.344.5405.

Reportable Disease Forms

Reportable Diseases/Conditions in Chester County
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Amebiasis
Animal Bites
Anthrax
Arboviral Diseases

Babesiosis
Botulism, All Forms
Brucellosis (Undulant Fever)

Campylobacteriosis
Chancroid
Chickenpox (varicella)
Chlamydia Trachomatis infections (laboratory confirmed)
Cholera
Cryptosporidiosis

Dengue Fever
Diarrhea of the Newborn, in Nursery
Diphtheria, cases

E.coli, clinical cases, All types of invasive or toxigenicserotypes
Ehrlichiosis, All type
Encephalitis, All types

Foodborne/Waterborne Infection or Intoxication, All types

Giardiasis
Gonococcal Infections, All types
Granuloma Inguinale
Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Haemophilus Influenzae, Invasive-Disease
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
Hemorrhagic fever, All Types
Hepatitis, Viral - Type A
Hepatitis, Viral - Type B, acute, chronic, & all HBs Ag positives
Hepatitis, Viral - Type C, including Non-A non-B hepatitis
Hepatitis, Viral – Not otherwise specified, including D, E, G and others subsequently identified as clinically significant
Histoplasmosis
HIV:
Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)
Low CD4 T-lymphocyte count (less than 200 cells/uL or less than 14% of total
lymphocytes)
Perinatal exposure of newborns to HIV

Influenza

Lead Poisoning - all cases, and children under 18 yrs. with blood lead levels >5ug/dl
Legionellosis
Leprosy (Hansen's Disease)
Leptospirosis (Weil's Disease)
Listeriosis
Lyme Disease
Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Malaria, All types
Measles (Rubeola)
Meningitis, All types
Meningococcal Disease
Mumps

Neonatal Conditions
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Congenital Defects
Galactosemia
Hypothyroidism
Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) in children <5
Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Sickle Cell hemoglobinopathies in children <5

Neoplasia, Malignant – Report to PDH Cancer Registry

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Plague
Poisoning
Poliomyelitis, Including vaccine-related and post-polio syndrome
Prion Diseases, human cases, including Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease, both standard and new-varient types
Psittacosis

Rabies
Human rabies
Animal rabies
Reye Syndrome
Rickettsial Diseases, all types
RSV
Rubella (German Measles), including Congenital
Rubella Syndrome

Salmonellosis
Shigellosis
SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)
Smallpox, suspected
Staphlococcal aureus Vancomycin resistant (or intermediate) invasive disease
Streptococcal invasive disease (Group A)
Streptococcal pneumonia drug resistant invasive disease
Syphilis, All Types

Tetanus
Tick-borne diseases, not otherwise specified
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Toxoplasmosis
Trichinosis
Tuberculosis, All types
Tularemia
Typhoid and Paratyphoid

Yellow Fever