Communicable Disease

Report Diseases & Conditions

The following are mandated by the State of Illinois to be reported to Kankakee County Health Department within the designated time frames. Thank you for your assistance.

Class IA — Within 3 Hours

  • Antrhax
  • Botulism, Foodborne
  • Plague
  • Q-Fever
  • Smallpox
  • Tularemia
  • Any suspected bioterrorist threat or event

Class IB — Within 24 Hours

  • Any unusual case or cluster of cases that may indicate a public health hazard.
  • Botulism, Infant, wound, and other
  • Cholera
  • Diarrhea of the newborn
  • Diptheria
  • Enteric Escherichia Coli infections (E.Coli: 0157:H7, STEC, EHEC, EPEC, ETEC)
  • Fodborne or waterborne illness
  • Glomerulonephritis, acute streptococcal
  • Haemophilus Influenzae, meningitis and other invasive disease
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Post-Diarrheal
  • Hepatitis A
  • Measles
  • Meningitis, Meningococcal, Meningococcemia, H. Influenzae
  • Neisseria Meningitidis, Meningitis, Meningococemia, and invasive disease
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Poliomyletis
  • Rabies, human and potential human exposure
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Stahylococcus Aureus infections with intermediate or high level resistance to vancomycin
  • Streptococcal Infections, Group A, invasive, (including toxic shock syndrome) and sequelae to Group A streptococcal infections (rheumatic fever, and acute glomerulonephritis)
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome, Streptococcal
  • Typhoid Fever
  • Typhus
  • Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Class II — Within 7 Days

  • AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Amebiasis
  • Blastomycosis
  • Brucellosis
  • Campylobacteriosis
  • Chancroid
  • Chicken Pox
  • Chlamydia
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Cyclosporiasis
  • Ehlichiosis, human granulocytic or monocytic
  • Encephalitis
  • Giardiasis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatitis B (cases or carriers)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis, viral, other
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection *
  • Legionnaries' Disease (Legionellosis)
  • Leprosy
  • Leptospirosis
  • Liseriosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Meningitis, Aspectic (including arboviral infections)
  • Mumps
  • Opthalmia Neonatorum (Gonococcal)
  • Psittacosis
  • Reye Syndrome
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Rubella, including congenital Rubella Syndrome
  • Salmonellosis (other than typhoid fever)
  • Shigellosis
  • Staphylococcus Aureus infection, toxic shock syndrome
  • Staphylococcus Aureus infections occurring in infants under 28 days of age (within a health care institution or with onset after discharge)
  • Streptococcal Infections Group B, invasive disease of the newborn
  • Streptococcus Pneumoniae, invasive disease (including antibiotic susceptibility test results
  • Syphilis
  • Tetanus
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome, presumed staphylococcal
  • Trichinosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Yersiniosis

To Report A Disease, Call (815) 937-7880

All reports are confidential and should include:

  • The disease or condition being reported
  • Physician’s name, address and telephone number
  • Patient’s name, age, sex, race, ethnicity, address and telephone number

* HIV reporting is by patient code number (PCN)