The Department of Health Services shall establish a list of reportable diseases and conditions, and specify requirements (e.g. the timeliness related to the reporting of each disease and condition, the mechanisms for reporting, and the content to be included) for the reports made. The diseases listed as reportable shall be properly reported as required to the department by the health officer.
Health care providers and laboratories shall report HIV infection cases and patient names to local health officers in order to keep California competitive for federal HIV and AIDS funding. Local health officers shall report unduplicated HIV cases by name to the State Department of Health Services.
Commencing July 1, 2009, or within one year of the establishment of a state electronic laboratory reporting system, whichever is later, a report of a reportable disease or condition generated by a laboratory shall be submitted electronically in a manner specified by the Department of Public Health. This electronic reporting requirement shall not apply to reports of HIV infections. The department shall allow laboratories that receive incomplete patient information to report the name of the provider who submitted the request to the local health officer.
Each death shall be registered with the local registrar of births and deaths in the district in which the death was officially pronounced or the body was found, within eight calendar days after death and prior to any disposition of the human remains.
The Department of Health services may designate parts of the state as Parkinson's disease incidence reporting areas and establish regional disease registries. The registries must provide designated disease incidence data to the Department.
The director must designate Parkinson's disease as a disease that must be reported in reporting areas. All cases of Parkinson's disease in the reporting area must be reported to the department's designated representative.
Every physician and surgeon must immediately report in writing to the local health officer the name, date of birth, and address of every patient of 14 years or older diagnosed with a disorder characterized by lapses of consciousness. If the physician and surgeon reasonably believe that the reporting of a patient will serve the public interest, she may report a patient's condition even if it may not be required under the DMV's definition of disorders characterized by lapses of consciousness.
The local health officer must report in writing to the Department of Motor Vehicles the name, age, and address of every person reported to it as a case of a disorder characterized by lapses of consciousness.
Any physician or surgeon who knows or has reasonable cause to believe that a patient is suffering from pesticide poisoning must report that fact to the local health officer by telephone within 24 hours and by a copy of the report pursuant to Labor 6409.
Any laboratory that performs a blood lead analysis in California shall report to the department: the test results, the name of the person tested, person's birth date or age, person's address or telephone number, information for health care provider ordering the analysis, information for the laboratory, accession number of the specimen, the date of analysis, the person's gender, the person's employer information, source of the specimen, and the date specimen was drawn. All information reported shall be confidential except as provided in (g).