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CHDP Bulletin Board
CHDP Providers: How to Report Vaccine Preventable Disease Cases
If you suspect or confirm a Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) case among CHDP patients
ages 0-18 years, immediately report it to the Communicable Disease Reporting System.
Why is it important to report these cases?
To help identify, inspect and stop the spread of these diseases to others
To improve the quality of disease monitoring programs at the local, state, and national level
What will happen if you do not report these cases?
The reporting system cannot monitor and track outbreaks to protect your patients, staff and community.
Why are doctors not reporting these cases?
They do not know they are required to report
They think the laboratory will report for them
They think they have to wait for lab confirmation before reporting
How to report:
Phone: 888-397-3993 (Monday through Friday 8:00AM – 4:30 PM)