What is required?
Health-care providers AND clinical laboratories are required to report cases and suspect cases of rabies to local health departments within 24 hours of diagnosis.
Go to our disease reporting page for information on how to report and for telephone numbers of local health departments.
For county health departments:
Rabies: Investigative guidelines (9/04) (PDF 63K)Animal bite: Case report form (6/03) (PDF 19K)
Rabies from the 2012 Communicable Disease Summary (pdf)
Oregon Rabies Tests 2000-2012 (pdf)
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