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KERN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT

1800 Mt. Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93306

CONFIDENTIAL MORBIDITY REPORT (CMR)

Interested in reporting electronically through the CalREDIE Provider Portal?  Call (661) 321-3000.

 

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE REPORTING

Title 17, California Code of Regulations, §2500, requires that known or suspected cases of any of the diseases listed below are to be reported to the local health jurisdiction within the specified time frame:

REPORT IMMEDIATELY BY PHONE

During Business Hours: (661) 321-3000
After Hours: (661) 324-6551 (Ask for Public Health On-Call Staff)

 

Anthrax Flavivirus Infection of Undetermined Species Rabies (Specify Human or Animal)
Botulism (Specify Infant, Foodborne, Wound, Other) Foodborne Disease (2 or More Cases) Scrombroid Fish Poisoning
Brucellosis, Human Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Shiga Toxin (Detected in Feces)
Cholera Influenza, Novel Strains, Human Smallpox (Variola)
Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Measles (Rubeola) Tularemia, human
Dengue Virus Infection Meningococcal Infections Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (Crimean-Congo, Ebola, Lassa, and Marburg Viruses)
Diphtheria Novel Virus Infection with Pandemic Potential Yellow Fever
Domonic Acid Poisoning (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Zika Virus Infection
Escherichia coli: Shiga Toxin producing (STEC), including E. coli O157:H7 Plague (Specify Human or Animal)
 

Immediately report occurrence of any unusual disease OR outbreaks of any disease.

 

REPORT WITHIN ONE WORKING DAY

Phone: (661) 321-3000          Fax: (661) 868-0261
Mail: 1800 Mt Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93306
Electronically via the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange (CalREDIE)

 

Amebiasis Hepatitis A, Acute Infection Shigellosis
Babesiosis Listeriosis Streptococcal Infections (Outbreaks and Individual Cases in Food Handlers and Dairy Workers)
Campylobacteriosis Malaria Syphilis
Chickenpox (Outbreak, Hospitalization and Death) Meningitis (Specify Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic) Trichinosis
Cryptosporidiosis Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Tuberculosis (TB)
Encephalitis (Specify Viral, Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic) Poliovirus Infection Typhoid Fever (Case or Carrier)
Foodborne Disease (Individual Case) Psittacosis Vibrio Infections
Giardiasis Q Fever West Nile Virus Infection
Haemophilus Influenzae Invasive Disease, all serotypes (Cases <5 Years of Age) Relapsing Fever Yersiniosis
Hantavirus Infection Salmonellosis (Other than Typhoid Fever)

 

REPORT BY PHONE, FAX, OR MAIL WITHIN SEVEN (7) CALENDAR DAYS

Phone: (661) 321-3000           Fax: (661) 868-0261
Mail: 1800 Mt Vernon Ave, Bakersfield CA 93306
Electronically via the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange (CalREDIE)

 

Anaplasmosis Gonococcal Infection Lyme Disease
Brucellosis, Animal (except Brucella canis) Hepatitis B (Specify Acute or Chronic) Mumps
Chancroid Hepatitis C (Specify Acute or Chronic) Rickettsial Diseases (non-Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever), Including Typhus and Typhus-like Illness
Chlamydia trachomatis (including Lymphogranuloma Venereum) Hepatitis D (Delta) (Specify Acute or Chronic) Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Coccidioidomycosis Hepatitis E, Acute Infection Rubella (German Measles)
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD) and Other Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) Influenza (Deaths <65 Years of Age) Rubella Syndrome, Congenital
Cyclosporiasis Legionellosis Tetanus
Cysticercosis or Taeniasis Leprosy (Hansen Disease) Tularemia, Animal
Ehrlichiosis Leptospirosis

 

REPORT WITHIN SEVEN (7) CALENDAR DAYS BY TRACEABLE MAIL

OR PUBLIC HEALTH INVESTIGATOR PICKUP

 

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Stage 3 (AIDS)