All Montana health care providers are required to report patients diagnosed; Or suspected; with the conditions listed below to their county health department. Reporting enables public health officials to conduct follow-up on cases of significance and identify outbreaks or emerging health concerns. In addition, the information collected allows public and private health professionals to assess long-term trends and patterns in disease prevalence.

Conditions Requiring
Immediate Reporting
M – F 8 am – 5 pm: call 665-8790
After hours: call 911


Anthrax2
Botulism2 (including infant botulism)
Diphtheria2
Measles2 (Rubeola)
Plague2
Rabies2 or suspected human exposure
Smallpox2
Typhoid fever2


Other Reportable Conditions*

AIDS or HIV Infection1&2
Amebiasis
Brucellosis2
Campylobacter enteritis
Chancroid
Chlamydia genital infection
Cholera2
Colorado Tick Fever
Cryptosporidiosis
Cryptosporidiosis
Cytomegaloviralillness
Diarrheal disease outbreak
E. coli enteritis
Encephalitis
Gastroenteritis epidemic
Giardiasis
Gonococcal infection
Granuloma Inguinale
Haemophilus influenza B invasive disease

Other Reportable Conditions (Cont.)

Hansen’s disease (leprosy)
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome2
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Hepatitis A, B, Non A-Non B
Influenza
Kawasaki disease
Lead Poisoning (�10,mg/dL)
Legionellosis
Listeriosis
Lyme disease
Lymphogranuloma Venereum
Malaria
Meningitis, bacterial or viral
Mumps
Ornithosis (psittacosis)
Pertussis2 (whooping cough)
Poliomyelitis2
Q-fever
Reye ‘s Syndrome
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Rubella2 (including congenital)
Salmonellosi
SARS
Shigellosis
Syphilis2
Tetanus
Trichinosis2
Tuberculosis
Tularemia
West Nile Virus
Yellow Fever
Yersiniosis
Illness in a foreign traveler
Any outbreak of any communicable disease

 

Report suspected or confirmed cases to:

Big Horn County Health Department
809 North Custer A venue
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: (406) 665-8720
Fax: (406) 665-1025

Report adverse events following immunizations to the DPHHS IZ Program (406) 444-5580.

If you are unable to contact your county health department, call the Department of Public Health & Human Services at (406) 444-0273.

 

Report suspected or confirmed cases by faxing or mailing to the County Health Department.

1. AIDS and HIV infection are reportable directly to the state health department.
2. Requires specimen to be submitted to state health department for confirmation (ARM 16.28.305).