Partners & Providers
You play an important role in our efforts to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.
To report a person with a positive test for COVID-19, please submit a WEDSS report or fax a 4151 form and a copy of the lab report to (608) 266-4858.
Reporting COVID-19 Deaths
To report that a person with COVID-19 has died, please submit a WEDSS report or call (608) 266-4821. If calling during non-business hours or on the weekend, please leave a message.
Monkeypox is a Category I reportable condition in Wisconsin. If your patient lives in Dane County and is a suspected or confirmed monkeypox case, report to us immediately by telephone at (608) 266-4821 during business hours or (608) 267-3913 after hours and during weekends. Below are resources for learning more about testing and vaccination:
- Testing. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services no longer requires clinicians to obtain approval for monkeypox testing. See their Health Alert and fact sheet for more testing instructions.
- Vaccination. We are able to vaccinate some groups of people. See the vaccination section of our monkeypox page for more information.
- About monkeypox. Our monkeypox page has general information if your clients want to learn more.
- Email list. To receive an email when we have new monkeypox information and news (such as changes in vaccine eligibility and new resources), please subscribe to our email updates. Check the box for Monkeypox Updates in the list of newsletters.
- Information for providers
- Wisconsin Department of Health Services – Monkeypox Information for Providers
- CDC – Monkeypox Information for Healthcare Professionals
Reportable diseases and conditions are considered to have a significant public health impact. Category I diseases should be reported immediately upon suspicion and all others should be reported within 72 hours of diagnosis.
Reporting can be done:
- Through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS)
- By phone (608) 266-4821 or by fax (608) 266-4858 on the Acute and Communicable Disease Case Report Form, F-44151
- Or by fax (608) 266-4858 on one of the disease specific forms below
- Animal Bite Report Form
- Communicable Disease Report Form
- Foodborne Illness Report Form
- HIV Reporting Form
- Lyme Disease Report Form
- Measles Suspect Data Form
- Mumps Suspect Report Form
- Pertussis Suspect Report Form
- Sexually Transmitted Infection Report Form
- Tuberculosis Reporting Requirements & Isolation Information
- Varicella Report Form
Acute Respiratory Illness
- Long Term Care Facility Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreak Report Form
- Reporting, Prevention and Control of Acute Respiratory Illness Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities
- Wisconsin Long-Term Care Respiratory Outbreak Follow-Up Form
Norovirus and Other Gastrointestinal Illness
- Gastrointestinal Outbreak Report Form
- Recommendations for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus and Norovirus-Like Outbreaks in Wisconsin Long-Term Care Facilities
- Long Term Care Facility Outbreak Line List
24/7 Public Health Emergency Line
In the event of a public health emergency, we have a 24/7 number for health care professionals. Please call 608-267-3913 and leave a message with the dispatcher, who will contact our on-call staff.
Examples of public health emergencies include cases of meningitis, measles, active or suspected pulmonary TB, hepatitis A (if the client is a food handler, childcare provider/attendee, or health care worker), or Ebola. If you have questions about coronavirus, please contact our main line at 608-266-4821 during normal business hours.