Surveillance activities at the state and local level are based on specific public health laws, rules and regulations which authorize and require them. The legal basis for surveillance is often found in State requirements for health-care providers to report to the health department persons with disease of public health importance.
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There are two secure fax lines available that can be used to fax completed disease report forms: 423-279-2727 or 423-323-5337.
If you need to speak with someone regarding the reporting of a communicable disease please call 423-279-7545 or 423-279-2856.