Communicable Disease Fact Sheets
What Are Reportable Communicable Diseases?
Physicians, nurses, dentists; day care, school and university personnel; and health care and laboratory personnel ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO REPORT the following infectious diseases to the local health department:
In Champaign County reports must be made to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Communicable Disease Investigator at (217) 531-5361.
Class I (a) Must be Reported Immediately (within 3 hours)
Class I (b) Must be Reported Within 24 Hours
- Any unusual case or cluster of cases that may indicate a public health hazard Botulism, infant, wound, and other
- Ophthalmia neonatorum (gonococcal)
- Staphylococcus aureus infection, toxic shock syndrome
- Streptococcal infections, group B, invasive disease, of the newborn
- Streptococcus pneumoniae
- Toxic shock syndrome due to Staphylococcus aureus infection
- Tick-borne Disease, including ehrlichiosis,, anaplasmosis, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever
* Diseases for which laboratories are required to forward clinical materials to the Department's laboratory.
More information about Illinois state law and reportable diseases: