The Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Program
investigates, manages, and reports cases of communicable
diseases in Thurston County. Protecting the community and
promoting a healthy quality of life by preventing and
controlling the disease.
|Communicable Disease Program (CD)
|Sexually Transmitted Diseases
list of Notifiable Conditions, please see list below.
For urgent reports requiring
immediate public health intervention:
- For health care providers
and labs ONLY: During normal
business hours, please call (360) 867-2672. After
business hours, please call the 24 hour report line at
(360) 786-5470 for further instructions. All calls left
on the 24 hour reporting line will be retrieved on the
next business day.
For non-urgent reports:
- Messages can be left on the 24 hour
reporting line at (360) 786-5470.
In Washington State, health care providers, health care
facilities, laboratories, veterinarians, food service
establishments, child day care facilities, and schools are
legally required to notify public health authorities at
their local health jurisdiction of suspected or confirmed
cases of selected diseases or conditions. These are referred
to as notifiable conditions.
For a complete list of notifiable conditions, see
246-101. Most of Washington State's notifiable
conditions are listed below. This table contains links
to general information, reporting forms, and guidelines for
- For a List of Notifiable Conditions -
*Washington State Department of Health Site
Washington State Department of Health
Poster - Health Care
Poster - WA
- Notifiable Conditions & Washington's Health Care
Facility Hospitals [PDF]
Poster - Veterinarians
Any cluster or pattern of
cases, suspected cases, deaths or
increased incidence of any potentially
infectious disease or condition beyond
that expected in a given period which
may indicate an outbreak, epidemic or
related public health hazard shall be
reported immediately by calling (360)
867-2672 during normal business hours.
Although a disease may not require a
report, you are always welcome to call
for more information in the event of
with outbreaks of illness.
Washington State Legislature