Communicable Disease

The Personal Health Services Division conducts surveillance of communicable diseases reported in Geauga County in compliance with the Ohio Department of Health Infectious Disease reporting requirements and CDC recommendations. Contact investigation and follow-up is performed by a public health nurse following strict confidentiality guidelines.

Communicable and Infectious diseases are classified by there severity of disease and potential for epidemic spread. These diseases are governed by the health department under Ohio Administrative Code Sections 3701.3.02 and 3701.3.13.

Complete listing of reportable disease in Ohio

Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Chapter 3701-3

Infectious Disease Statistics in Ohio

CDC Fact Sheets