To Report an Illness

Center for Acute Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Room 106

401-222-2577
After hours: 401-276-8046
Fax: 401-222-2488

Reportable Diseases & Conditions

Immediately Reportable Diseases & Conditions

Per state regulations, the following diseases and conditions (401-222-2577 or 401-276-8046) must be reported on the day of recognition or strong suspicion of disease. Also report all clusters and outbreaks of illnesses which may not be listed below. Laboratory confirmation is not necessary prior to report being filed. State Laboratory can assist with specimen collection and handling (401-222-5600). more

  • Animal bites Report Form
  • Ciguatera (Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs)) Report Form
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)
  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)
  • Diphtheria Report Form
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Report Form
  • Encephalitis Arboviral or parainfectious Report Form
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) Report Form
  • Hepatitis A (Hep A) Report Form , Note: Report AST, ALT and bilirubin also
  • Measles Report Form
  • Meningococcal Disease Bacterial (Meningitis, bacterial) Report Form , Note: Invasive Disease only: confirmed by isolation from blood, CSF, pericardial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, joint fluid, or other normally sterile site.
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Report Form
  • Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning, Ciguatera) Report Form
  • Poliomyelitis (Polio) Report Form
  • Powassan Report Form
  • Pustular Rash diseases (Small pox, monkeypox, cowpox)
  • Rabies Report Form
  • Scombroid Report Form
  • Staphylococcal Infection Vancomycin Intermediate (VISA) Report Form
  • Staphylococcal Infection Vancomycin Resistant (VRSA) Report Form
  • Typhoid Fever Group D Report Form
  • Vaping-Associated Lung Injury (e-Cigarette Associated Lung Injury) Report Form
  • Vibrio cholerae (Cholera) Report Form
  • Vibriosis (Vibrio) Report Form
  • West Nile Virus Report Form
  • Yellow Fever Report Form
  • Zika Virus Infection (Zika) Report Form

Potential Agents of Bioterrorism

Report to RIDOH IMMEDIATELY (401-222-2577 or 401-276-8046) when there is suspicion of infection due to these agents. For lab testing support call 401-222-5600.

Report within 4 days of recognition

  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)
  • Anaplasmosis Report Form
  • Babesiosis Report Form
  • Campylobacteriosis Report Form
  • Carbapenem-resistant Infection (CRE/CRPA) Report Form
  • Chancroid Report Form
  • Chikungunya Virus Infection (Chikungunya) Report Form
  • Chlamydia Report Form
  • Coccidioidomycosis fungal infection (Valley fever) Report Form
  • Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (CJD) Report Form
  • Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto) Report Form
  • Cyclosporiasis Report Form
  • Dengue 1,2,3,4 (Dengue Fever) Report Form
  • E. coli infection Shiga toxin-producing (STEC) Report Form
  • Ehrlichiosis Report Form
  • Giardiasis (Giardia) Report Form
  • Gonococcal Infection (Gonorrhea) Report Form
  • Granuloma inguinale Report Form
  • Haemophilus Influenza disease Type B (Hib or H-flu) Report Form , Note: Invasive Disease only: confirmed by isolation from blood, CSF, pericardial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, joint fluid, or other normally sterile site.
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) Report Form
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) Report Form , Note: Report AST, ALT and bilirubin also
  • Hepatitis C (Hep C) Report Form , Note: Report AST, ALT and bilirubin also
  • Hepatitis D (Hep D) Report Form , Note: Report AST, ALT and bilirubin also
  • Hepatitis E (Hep E) Report Form , Note: Report AST, ALT and bilirubin also
  • Histoplasmosis infection (Histoplasmosis) Report Form
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS (HIV/AIDS) Report Form , Note: Report pregnancy in women with HIV.
  • Influenza (Flu) Report Form
  • Legionellosis (Legionnaires Disease) Report Form
  • Leprosy (Hansens Disease) Report Form
  • Leptospirosis Report Form
  • Listeriosis (Listeria) Report Form , Note: Invasive Disease only: confirmed by isolation from blood, CSF, pericardial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, joint fluid, or other normally sterile site.
  • Lyme Disease Report Form
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum infection (LGV) Report Form
  • Malaria Report Form
  • Meningitis Viral (Meningitis, viral) Report Form , Note: all suspected types (aseptic, bacterial, fungal, or viral)
  • Mumps Report Form
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Report Form
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Report Form
  • Pneumococcal Disease (Pneumonia) Report Form , Note: Invasive Disease only: confirmed by isolation from blood, CSF, pericardial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, joint fluid, or other normally sterile site.
  • Psittacosis (Parrot Fever) Report Form
  • Rickettsiosis (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever) Report Form
  • Rubella Including congenital (German Measles) Report Form
  • Salmonellosis gastroenteritis (Salmonella) Report Form
  • Shigellosis gastroenteritis (Shigella) Report Form
  • Streptococcal Disease Group A (invasive) (Strep A (invasive)) Report Form , Note: Invasive Disease only: confirmed by isolation from blood, CSF, pericardial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, joint fluid, or other normally sterile site.
  • Streptococcal Disease Group B (Strep-B) Report Form , Note: Invasive Disease only: confirmed by isolation from blood, CSF, pericardial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, joint fluid, or other normally sterile site.
  • Streptococcal Toxic-Shock Syndrome STSS, Toxic Shock (STSS, TSS) Report Form
  • Syphilis primary, secondary, early latent, late latent, congenital Report Form
  • Tetanus Infection tetani (Lock Jaw) Report Form
  • Trichonosis Infection (Trichinosis) Report Form
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Report Form , Note: all sites PPD + in children < 6
  • Tuberculosis (Latent) (LTBI) Report Form
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) Report Form , Note: Associated Deaths
  • Yersenia (Yersinia) Report Form