Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

Communicable Disease Reporting

Communicable Desease Reporting Administrative Code

Click here for the Quick View Reportable Disease List and Quick View Reportable Disease Lab Requirements.

IDPH Communicable Disease Surveillance Changes for 2017

2017-2018 Flu Activity Report

Diseases can be reported electronically through the Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (INEDSS)

Communicable Disease Alerts/Updates  

Zika Virus Disease

Zika Virus Disease Key Messages Update 10/06/17.

Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Pregnant Women

IDPH Memo on Zika - Updated Testing Recommendations.

Testing Algorithm - 

     Symptomatic Pregnant Women

     Asymptomatic Pregnant Women

     Symptomatic Non Pregnant Individuals

IDPH Request for Human Arbovirus Panel 


MERS - Screening & Reporting Update

MERS - Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

MERS- Interim Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential MERS-CoV Exposure

MERS -  Investigation Form

For more information, please call (618) 684-3143 ext. 105 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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Murphysboro, IL 62966

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