DeKalb County health care providers and hospitals are required by law (77 Illinois Administrative Code 690) to report any suspected or confirmed cases of selected communicable diseases to the DeKalb County Health Department within a specified numbers of hours or days. Diseases are to be reported either immediately (within 3 hours), within 24 hours, or within 7 days.
The Health Department is required to conduct surveillance and investigate reports of disease, per Illinois Administrative Code, Rules and Regulations of Communicable Disease Control and Immunization, Title 77 Part 690, revised February 2019.
All reportable diseases are reported to the CD program.
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