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    Reportable Diseases
Checklist of diseasesPhysicians, hospitals, and laboratories are required by law to submit reports of communicable disease and other situations that pose a threat to the public health. Chapter 1 of Control of Communicable Diseases Regulations in the Nebraska Administrative Code sets the reporting requirements for diseases, conditions, poisonings, organisms, and events.

Where Should I Report?  

Who Where​ to report to:
Douglas County physicians, hospitals & laboratories, submit reports to: 
Douglas County Health Department
1111 South 41st Street
Omaha, NE 68105
*STD Section (gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, etc)
Phone: 402-444-7750
Fax: 402-444-3797
*Epidemiology Section (all others, including enterics, hep B, HIV/ AIDS)
Phone: 402-444-7214
Fax: 402-444-3287
Lancaster County physicians, hospitals & laboratories, submit reports to:

Communicable Disease Coordinator
Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Dept
3140 "N" St
Lincoln, NE 68510-1514
Phone: 402-441-8053
Fax: 402-441-6205

All other counties' physicians, hospitals & laboratories submit reports to:

NE DHHS - Division of Public Health
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: 402-471-2937
Fax: 402-471-3601


Electronic Laboratory Reporting

Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) is the electronic transmission of laboratory reports to public health of laboratory reports which identify reportable conditions. ELR allows facilities to improve reporting timelines and reduce manual data entry. For more information, visit the Electronic Laboratory Reporting page.

Additional Resources for Diseases and Conditions

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