All Georgia physicians, laboratories, and other health care providers are required by law to report patients with a condition that is deemed as notifiable. Both lab-confirmed and clinical diagnoses are reportable. Reporting enables appropriate public health follow-up for patients, helps identify outbreaks, and provides a better understanding of disease trends. For the latest information from the Georgia Department of Public Health, visit their website at  

Medical providers can report cases of notifiable illness by:   

For more detailed information about reporting notifiable diseases, visit: 

Last Updated on July 18, 2023