A communicable disease is an illness that can be transmitted from person to person. Reporting of communicable diseases is required by Wisconsin State Statute 252.05 and Wisconsin Administrative Code DHS 145. Individuals required to report communicable diseases include physicians, nurses, laboratory personnel, school and daycare personnel, and any others with knowledge of disease.
Communicable Disease Follow-Up
Communicable Disease Reporting for Health Personnel
Communicable disease reports can be received electronically through the Wisconsin Electronic Disease Surveillance System (WEDSS), by phone at 262-896-8430, faxed at 262-896-8387, or mailed to 514 Riverview Avenue, Waukesha WI 53188.
Non-Reportable Communicable Disease Information:
Public Health Services
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please contact a medical professional or call 911.
The Public Health Division will be closed to the public for the following observed holidays in 2021: