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Communicable Diseases

To protect, promote and improve the health of our community

Madison County Health Department investigates cases of communicable diseases such as influenza, food-borne illness, pertussis, hepatitis, tuberculosis, and sexually transmitted infections, per 902 KAR 2:020.  Communicable disease investigations assist public and private health officials in educating patients and clients, planning staff training on timely disease topics, and preparing for and responding to disease outbreaks.  

Health professionals should report communicable diseases to Madison County Health Department and may find the appropriate and required form at the link below.  Upon completion of the report, please fax to (859) 624-0104.  Local Health Departments report communicable diseases to the state office which reports to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you have any questions, concerns, or need assistance in reporting, please contact our office at (859) 623-7312, option 8.

COVID-19 is a reportable disease and must be reported to the Kentucky Department for Public Health within 24 hours after you receive the lab report.  You may use the EPID-200 form (mark other and write in COVID-19). 

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After Hours, for Public Health and Environmental Emergencies Only, call 859-623-7312, option 8