Physicians, 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.
What to Report?
Where to Report?
Douglas County physicians, hospitals & laboratories, submit reports to:
Douglas County Health Department
1111 South 41st ST
Omaha, NE 68105
Lancaster County physicians, hospitals & laboratories, submit reports to:
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:
Nebraska DHHS Division of Public Health
Office of Epidemiology
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.
Health Care Provider Confidential Disease Report Form
Laboratory Summary of Reportable Diseases, Poisonings, and Organisms
Adult HIV Confidential Case Report Form
Pediatric HIV Confidential Case Report Form
Special Microbiology Requisition