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NYC DOHMH Updated Telephone Number for Diseases that Must be Reported Immediately

Posted July 2013

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 2013 Alert #18

Reporting of Infectious Diseases — Updated Telephone Number for Diseases that Must be Reported Immediately — Call 1-866-692-3641

For infectious diseases that should be reported immediately, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has updated its telephone number as of July 1, 2013. Providers should call the “Provider Access Line” at 1-866-692-3641. Operators will help route your call to the relevant program for each disease. Providers should also call this number if they suspect any unusual manifestation of a disease in an individual or if they suspect an outbreak of any health condition involving three or more persons.

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