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Public Health Division
Public Health Division

Communicable Disease Reporting

The Communicable Disease Control & Prevention Program works in partnership with the medical and neighborhood communities to control and prevent the occurrence and spread of communicable diseases through prevention, surveillance and outbreak control.

City of Berkeley Public Health Officer Unit
Communicable Disease Control & Prevention
Berkeley, CA 

Phone: (510) 981-5292    Fax: (510) 981-5345    TDD: (510) 981-6903

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Physicians who need to report a suspected public health emergency should contact
the Public Health Division immediately at (510) 981-5300; or AFTER HOURS, call 
Berkeley Police Dispatch at (510) 981-5911 and ask for the Health Officer on Call.


 REPORT A COMMUNICABLE DISEASE - (For use by Health Care providers only)

 COVID-19 Reporting - (For use by Health Care providers only)

Tuberculosis Reporting - (For use by Health Care providers only) 

 Zika Virus Reporting - (For use by Health Care providers only)

Reporting to DMV - (For use by Health Care providers only)

Reportable Diseases

2019 Title 17 2500 Changes Letter to Providers  -  (For use by Health Care providers only) 

2019 Title 17 2500 Changes Letter to Laboratories  -  (For use by Health Care providers only)



The program aims to: 

  • Successfully interrupt and contain the spread of communicable disease clusters and outbreaks, identify trends in the community, provide education regarding transmission and prevention;
  • Conduct surveillance for over 80 communicable diseases and disease syndromes 
  1. Investigate disease outbreaks and recommend control measures

  2. Conduct special studies and projects

  3. Produce annual reports, special analyses, and procedure manuals  

  Develop policies to address priority health needs:  
  1. Set policy and make procedure recommendations for activities related to infectious and communicable diseases

  2. Interpret and enforce State and Federal laws and regulations

  3. Interface with other local, state, and federal agencies, professional societies, and programs concerned with public health  

 Who is the program for?  Residents and Health Care Providers of Berkeley

 Cost for Services: FREE

 Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

 Additional Resources & Information

Reportable Disease Form
 (Confidential Morbidity Report) 

CDC Infectious Disease Information 

California Department of Public Health Division of Communicable Disease Control

California Department of Public Health 

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Public Health Division, 1947 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903