Required Disease Reporting

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The Texas Health and Safety Code requires specific information regarding notifiable conditions be reported.

Reporting is required from:

  • Health care providers
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Schools
  • Headstart Facilities
  • Daycare Facilities
  • Long Term or Acute Care Facilities
  • Nursing Facilities and Retirement Communities
  • Others

for any suspected or laboratory confirmed conditions.

You can find the current notifiable conditions list at the link below:

http://www.dshs.texas.gov/idcu/investigation/conditions/

 

Reporting by Fax

  1. Download any relevant forms using the following links:
  2. Gather relevant labs or results (if there are any)
  3. Fax all information with a coversheet to 806-378-6306
    • Attn: Communicable Disease

Reporting by Phone

  • Laurie Burton, BSN, RN - Program Manager – 806-378-6321
  • Kirstin Williams, MPH - Epidemiologist – 806-378-6353

 

1000 Martin Road, Amarillo, TX 79107
Fax: 806-378-6306
24 Hour Emergency Number: 806-680-8980

 

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