Notifiable Conditions Reporting
What to Report & When
Health care providers, facilities, laboratories, and veterinarians all are required to report specific diseases within established timeframes. Use the following forms to determine which diseases require reporting and how quickly to report them:
- Clinical Laboratory Notifiable Conditions Reporting (PDF)
- Health Care Facility Notifiable Conditions Reporting (PDF)
- Health Care Providers Notifiable Conditions Reporting (PDF)
- Veterinarian Notifiable Conditions Reporting (PDF)
Specific to the disease, use the appropriate reporting form. Attach laboratory results as appropriate.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
- Ferry County STD Report Form (PDF)
- Pend Oreille County STD Report Form (PDF)
- Stevens County STD Report Form (PDF)
How to Report & Contact Information
Fax completed forms and any accompanying lab reports to Northeast Tri County Health District (NETCHD). Please do not email reports or patient information. Disease reporting can also be done by calling any of our offices.
- NETCHD Notifiable Conditions Fax: 509-684-9878
- Ferry County: Phone: 509-775-3111
- Pend Oreille County: Phone: 509-447-3131
- Stevens County: Phone: 509-684-2262, Option 1
After-Hours Emergency Notification
Calling one of the phone numbers above, use the auto attendant feature to select appropriate extension to be connected to the Duty Officer.
Additionally, health care providers, facilities, laboratories, and veterinarians are periodically provided a "24-Hour Emergency Call List for Northeast Tri County Health District." This list provides personal phone numbers of staff for after-hours emergencies. Please consult this confidential list located at your facility.
- Washington State Department of Health A to Z List of Notifiable Conditions with Guidelines and Case Definitions
- Washington State Local Health Departments and Districts Disease Reporting Lines (PDF)
- Washington State Local Health Departments and Districts Map
Northeast Tri County Health District complies with state and federal requirements on patient privacy. Chapter 246-101 Washington Administrative Code (WAC) governs notifiable conditions reporting requirements. The federal HIPAA Privacy Rule permits certain entities to disclose protected health information, without authorization, to public health authorities like NETCHD, that are legally authorized to receive such information for the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or injury.