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Reportable Diseases 2013

The following specified Reportable Disease, (Ontario Regulation 559/91 and amendments under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, 1990) are to be reported to the local Medical Officer of Health.

Note: Disease marked  and all respiratory infection outbreaks in institutions should be reported immediately by telephone, to the Medical Officer of Health. Other diseases are to be reported the next working day.

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Acute Flaccid Paralysis
  • Amebiasis
  •  Anthrax
  •  Botulism
  •  Brucellosis
  • Campylobacter enteritis
  • Chancroid
  • Chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Chlamydia trachomatis infections
  • Cholera
  •  Cryptosporidiosis
  •  Cyclosporiasis
  •  Diphtheria
  •  Encephalitis, including:
    1.  Primary, viral (including WNV)
    2. Post-infectious
    3. Vaccine-related
    4. Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
    5. Unspecified
  •  Food poisoning, all causes
  •  Gastroenteritis, institutional outbreaks
  •  Giardiasis
  • Gonorrhea
  •  Group A Streptococcal Disease, invasive (iGAS)
  • Group B Streptococcal Disease, neonatal
  •  Haemophilus influenza b disease, invasive
  •  Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  •  Hemorrhagic fevers, including:
    1.  Ebola virus disease
    2.  Marburg virus disease
    3.  Other viral causes
  •  Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Influenza
  •  Lassa Fever
  •  Legionellosis
  • Leprosy
  •  Listeriosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  •  Measles
  •  Meningitis, acute
    1.  bacterial
    2. viral
    3. other
  •  Meningococcal disease, invasive
  • Mumps
  • Ophthalmia Neonatorum
  •  Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning
  • Paratyphoid fever
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  •  Plague
  • Pneumococcal Disease, invasive
  •  Poliomyelitis, acute
  • Psittacosis/Ornithosis
  •  Q Fever
  •  Rabies
  •  Respiratory infection, institutional outbreaks
  • Rubella
  • Rubella, congenital syndrome
  • Salmonellosis
  •  Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  •  Shigellosis
  •  Smallpox
  • Syphilis
  • Tetanus
  • Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy:
    1. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, all types
  • Trichinosis
  • Tuberculosis
  •  Tularemia
  • Typhoid Fever
  •  Verotoxin-producing E. coli infection indicator conditions including Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome(HUS)
  •  West Nile virus Illnesses:
    1.  West Nile virus Fever
    2.  West Nile virus Neurological Manifestations
  •  Yellow Fever
  • Yersiniosis

To report a disease or for more information, please contact the Porcupine Health Unit at 705-267-1181, toll-free 1-800-461-1818 or by confidential fax at 705-360-7324.

Ontario Regulation 559/91 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act amended on December 2013.

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