What is a Communicable Disease (CD)?
A communicable disease is an illness transmitted through contact with microorganisms. People, animals, food, surfaces, and air can all be carriers of the microorganisms that pass infectious illnesses from one host to the next.
Communicable Disease Updates:
- Children with Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Cause
- Current CDC Outbreaks
- Starting July 1, 2022, infection or colonization with two new carbapenemase-producing MDROs and one multidrug-resistant fungal organism will be added as reportable communicable disease conditions in Wisconsin.
- Measles Information, June 2019
- As of June 2018,Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) is a Reportable Condition in Wisconsin
- WI DHS
- Communicable Disease Reports
- Needle Exchange Program - LIFEPOINT
- Parent Illness Report
- Reportable Diseases
- Resources for local healthcare professionals
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Our Communicable Disease Division, is on call 24/7 to respond to urgent public health issues. If you suspect that you may have a communicable disease, please see your primary care physician. If you have any questions, please contact us.