TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 690 CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 690.100 DISEASES AND CONDITIONS


 

Section 690.100  Diseases and Conditions

 

The following are declared to be contagious, infectious, or communicable and may be dangerous to the public health.  Each suspected or diagnosed case shall be reported to the local health authority, who shall subsequently report each case to the Illinois Department of Public Health. 

 

a)         Class I(a)

The following diseases shall be reported immediately (within 3 hours) upon initial clinical suspicion of the disease to the local health authority, who shall then report to the Department immediately (within 3 hours).  This interval applies to primary reporters identified in Section 690.200(a)(1) who are required to report to local health authorities and to local health authorities who are required to report to the Department.  The Section number associated with each of the listed diseases indicates the Section under which the diseases are reportable. Laboratory specimens of agents required to be submitted under Subpart C shall be submitted within 24 hours to the Department laboratory.

 

1)

Any unusual case or cluster of cases that may indicate a public health hazard

690.295

 

 

 

2)

Anthrax*

690.320

 

 

 

3)

Botulism, foodborne

690.327

 

 

 

4)

Brucellosis* (if suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.330

 

 

 

5)

Influenza A, Novel Virus

690.469

 

 

 

6)

Plague*

690.570

 

 

 

7)

Q-fever* (if suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.595

 

 

 

8)

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

690.635

 

 

 

9)

Smallpox

690.650

 

 

 

10)

Tularemia* (if suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.725

 

 

 

11)

Any suspected bioterrorist threat or event

690.800

 

b)         Class I(b)

The following diseases shall be reported as soon as possible during normal business hours, but within 24 hours (i.e., within 8 regularly scheduled business hours after identifying the case), to the local health authority, who shall then report to the Department as soon as possible, but within 24 hours.  This interval applies to primary reporters identified in Section 690.200(a)(1) who are required to report to local health authorities and to local health authorities who are required to report to the Department.  The Section number associated with each of the listed diseases indicates the Section under which the diseases are reportable.  Laboratory specimens of agents required to be submitted under Subpart C shall be submitted within 7 days after identification of the organism to the Department laboratory.

 

1)

Botulism, intestinal, wound, and other

690.327

 

 

 

2)

Chickenpox (Varicella)

690.350

 

 

 

3)

Cholera*

690.360

 

 

 

4)

Diphtheria*

690.380

 

 

 

5)

Escherichia coli infections* (E. coli O157:H7 and other Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, enterotoxigenic E. coli, enteropathogenic E. coli and enteroinvasive E. coli)

690.400

 

 

 

6)

Foodborne or waterborne illness

690.410

 

 

 

7)

Haemophilus influenzae, meningitis and other invasive disease*

690.441

 

 

 

8)

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome*

690.442

 

 

 

9)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome, post-diarrheal

690.444

 

 

 

10)

Hepatitis A

690.450

 

 

 

11)

Measles

690.520

 

 

 

12

Mumps

690.520

 

 

 

13)

Neisseria meningitidis, meningitis and invasive disease*

690.555

 

 

 

14)

Pertussis* (whooping cough)

690.750

 

 

 

15)

Poliomyelitis

690.580

 

 

 

16)

Rabies, human

690.600

 

 

 

17)

Rabies, potential human exposure

690.601

 

 

 

18)

Rubella

690.620

 

 

 

19)

Smallpox vaccination, complications of

690.655

 

 

 

20)

Staphylococcus aureus, Methicillin resistant (MRSA) clusters of 2 or more cases in a community setting

690.658

 

 

 

21)

Staphylococcus aureus, Methicillin resistant (MRSA), occurring in infants under 61 days of age

690.660

 

 

 

22)

Staphylococcus aureus infections with intermediate or high level resistance to Vancomycin*

690.661

 

 

 

23)

Streptococcal infections, Group A, invasive and sequelae to Group A streptococcal infections

690.670

 

 

 

24)

Typhoid fever*

690.730

 

 

 

25)

Typhus

690.740

 

c)         Class II

The following diseases shall be reported as soon as possible during normal business hours, but within 7 days, to the local health authority which shall then report to the Department within 7 days.  The Section number associated with each of the listed diseases indicates the Section under which the diseases are reportable. Laboratory specimens of agents required to be submitted under Subpart C shall be submitted within 7 days after identification of the organism to the Department laboratory.

 

1)

Arboviral Infection* (including, but not limited to, California encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus)

690.322

 

 

 

2)

Brucellosis*

690.330

 

 

 

3)

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

690.362

 

 

 

4)

Cryptosporidiosis

690.365

 

 

 

5)

Cyclosporiasis

690.368

 

 

 

6)

Giardiasis

690.420

 

 

 

7)

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D

690.451

 

 

 

8)

Hepatitis C

690.452

 

 

 

9)

Histoplasmosis

690.460

 

 

 

10)

Influenza, Deaths in persons less than 18 years of age

690.465

 

 

 

11)

Legionellosis*

690.475

 

 

 

12)

Leprosy

690.480

 

 

 

13)

Leptospirosis*

690.490

 

 

 

14)

Listeriosis*

690.495

 

 

 

15)

Malaria*

690.510

 

 

 

16)

Psittacosis

690.590

 

 

 

17)

Q-fever*

690.595

 

 

 

18)

Salmonellosis* (other than typhoid fever)

690.630

 

 

 

19)

Shigellosis*

690.640

 

 

 

20)

Toxic shock syndrome due to Staphylococcus aureus infection

690.695

 

 

 

21)

Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease in children less than 5 years

690.678

 

 

 

22)

Tetanus

690.690

 

 

 

23)

Tickborne Disease, including ehrlichiosis,, anaplasmosis, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever

690.698

 

 

 

24)

Trichinosis

690.710

 

 

 

25)

Tularemia*

690.725

 

 

 

26)

Vibriosis (Non-cholera Vibrio infections)

690.745

 

 

 

27)

Yersiniosis

690.752

 

*   Diseases for which laboratories are required to forward clinical materials to the Department's laboratory.

 

d)         When an epidemic of a disease dangerous to the public health occurs, and present rules are not adequate for its control or prevention, more stringent requirements shall be issued by this Department.

 

(Source:  Amended at 32 Ill. Reg. 3777, effective March 3, 2008)