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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Viral hemorrhagic fevers are infectious diseases caused by several types of viruses. These infections are rare (really rare) in the U.S. but they can be very serious and are often fatal. Healthcare providers and public health can do much to help affected people recover and to limit spread to others. ‚Äč

Disease Reporting

What is required?

Health care providers and clinical laboratories are required by law to report cases and suspect cases of viral hemorrhagic fever to local health departments immediately, day or night, after identification.

Go to our disease reporting page for information on how to report and for telephone numbers of local health departments. Alternatively, call 971-673-1111 to reach the state health department epidemiologist on call.

For healthcare providers:

Disease reporting form (pdf)

For county health departments:

Investigative Guidelines (pdf)
Case report form (pdf)

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