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Communicable Disease Reporting in Wake County
 
Physicians, school administrators and child care operators, medical facilities and operators of restaurants and other food or drink establishments (G.S. § 130A-135 through 130A-139) must report cases or suspected cases of reportable diseases to their local health department.
 
Wake County Human Services Public Health Division
Communicable Disease Surveillance Team
Phone    919-250-4462
Fax        919-212-9291
 
Non-urgent reports can also be made outside business hours, on weekends or holidays, by leaving a message on the Communicable Disease Line, 919-250-4462.  Please provide a contact name and number for the CD Nurse to call you back the next business day.  This number is checked during weekends and holidays at 9 am, 1 pm and 5 pm.
 
Should you need to advise of an immediate Public Health threat, specifically as it relates to suspicion or confirmation of the conditions or events noted below, the Emergency CD Line 919-404-7575 will be answered immediately or within 15 minutes of the call:
  • Novel and/or highly infectious diseases (measles, mumps, Ebola, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome)
  • Biologic toxins, hazardous chemicals or mass casualties
 
Communicable Disease 

Reporting Forms

Educational Materials (Fact sheets, brochures and other resources for patients covering a wide variety of communicable diseases and conditions; English and Spanish)

Resources By Subject ​ ​
Animal Bites/Human Rabies Exposure​

Resources

Educational Materials

​CRE

Resources

  • 2012 CRE Toolkit. (updated 3-5-13) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Important guidance for health care providers on the control of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Data

Public Health Data

HIV/AIDS/STDs​

Resources

HIV/AIDS/STD Program contact information:
Juanita McClaston
Phone    919-250-4717
Fax        919-212-7400
 
Immunizations​ Immunizations and Foreign Travel
919-250-3900
 
Immunization Outreach & NC Immunization Registry
JoAnn Douglas:     919-250-4518
​Influenza Influenza information, surveillance data, information for health care providers (NC DHHS)

Social media resources:
  • What to do about the flu social posts (English)
  • What to do about the flu social posts (en español​)
Norovirus​
​Opioid/Drug Overdose

Resources

Refugee and Migrant Health

Refugee Health
Lisa Hower:     919-250-3894

Syphilis

​Resources

Tickborne Illness

Resources

​Tuberculosis

Resources

Wake County Tuberculosis Control Team contact information:
Darlene Farmer, RN     919-250-1228
Kursten Lyon, RN          919-212-9508
​Zika Virus

Resources