Department of Health (DOH), in partnership with Public Health - Seattle & King County (PHSKC), are issuing updated syphilis screening guidelines for WA State. The new recommendations are summarized in this letter to providers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to work with health departments and clinicians nationwide to identify and investigate hepatitis of unknown cause impacting children. To find out more, please visit the CDC website here.
The State Department of Health maintains a Notifiable Conditions page, which includes links to disease references and investigation guidelines.
Posters for Notifiable Conditions
We recommend that providers print applicable posters, which include reporting timelines:
For conditions not immediately notifiable, send information to our fax number. Contact below staff directly for immediately notifiable conditions. For reporting sexually transmitted infections (STIs), please use the WA Dept of Health form. FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES CALL 911
Fax: (360) 221-8480
Cris Matochi, Living Environments SupervisorPhone: (360) 679-7309Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Prusha, Environmental Health SpecialistPhone: 360.499.4416Email: email@example.com
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Loretta D. Bezold, RN BSN IBCLCPhone: 360.544.2371Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Works, RNPhone: (360) 678-8281Email: email@example.com
Other Communicable Disease
Mary Brennan, RN Phone: 360.678.8482Email: M.Brennan@islandcountywa.gov
Melanie Davis, RN Phone: 360.678.8246 or 360.499.4023Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shawn Morris, NDPhone: 360.914.0837Email: email@example.com
If unavailable contact the Washington State Department of Health:1(877) 539-4344 (24/7) or (206) 418-5500 (24/7)
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm
Public Health COVID-19 page
WA DOH epiTRENDS
List of Notifiable Conditions
Annual CD Reports
WA DOH STI Website