What is required?
Health care providers and clinical laboratories are required by law to report cases and suspect cases of Giardiasis to local health departments within one working day of identification. Cases are subject to restriction on school and day-care attendance, food handling, and patient care for the duration of any diarrhea and/or vomiting.
Disease reporting form (pdf) for health-care practitioners
See our disease reporting page for information on how to report and for telephone numbers of local health departments.
For county health departments:
Giardiasis: Investigative guidelines (pdf) Giardiasis: Case Report Form (pdf)
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