Epidemiology & Community Health
Epidemiology staff collaborates with all Community Health Division programs as well as other Divisions of Public Health Department, including; Environmental Health, Public Health Laboratory Services, and Public Health Nursing for communicable disease related:
- Control measures
The Epidemiology Staff also responds to inquiries from the public and other agencies regarding communicable disease issues and Epidemiology
Confidential Morbidity Reporting Forms(CMR's)
Please Note: Previously one form was used to report all diseases/conditions. We now are implementing 3 forms. Please choose and complete the appropriate form and Fax. (please do not email.) If you have any questions, please call 559-600-3324.
- CMR Form (use to report all diseases and conditions other than TB and DMV)
- CMR Form (use only to report Tuberculosis)
- CMR Form (use only for DMV reportable conditions)
Under Title 17, California Code of Regulation, Section 2500 (Division 1, Chapter 4, Article 1), all health care providers knowing of or in attendance on a case or suspected case of any communicable disease or condition must report to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides.
Also, see Title 17, California Code of Regulations (CCR), Section 2505 for laboratory reportable diseases.