TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER k: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL AND IMMUNIZATIONS
PART 690 CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CODE
SECTION 690.100 DISEASES AND CONDITIONS


 

Section 690.100  Diseases and Conditions

 

The following diseases and conditions are declared to be contagious, infectious or communicable and may be dangerous to the public health.  Each suspected or diagnosed case shall be reported to the local health authority, which shall subsequently report each case to the Department. The method of reporting shall be as described in the individual Section for the reportable disease.

 

a)         Class I(a)

The following diseases shall be reported immediately (within three hours) by telephone, upon initial clinical suspicion of the disease, to the local health authority, which shall then report to the Department immediately (within three hours).  This interval applies to primary reporters identified in Section 690.200(a)(1) who are required to report to local health authorities and to local health authorities that are required to report to the Department.  The Section number associated with each of the listed diseases indicates the Section under which the diseases are reportable. Laboratory specimens of agents required to be submitted under Subpart D shall be submitted within 24 hours to the Department laboratory.

 

1)

Any unusual case of a disease or condition caused by an infectious agent not listed in this Part that is of urgent public health significance

690.295

 

 

 

2)

Anthrax*

690.320

 

 

 

3)

Botulism, foodborne

690.327

 

 

 

4)

Brucellosis* (if suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.330

 

 

 

5)

Coronavirus, Novel, including Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

690.361

 

 

 

6)

Diphtheria

690.380

 

 

 

7)

Influenza A, Novel Virus

690.469

 

 

 

8)

Plague*

690.570

 

 

 

9)

Poliomyelitis

890.580

 

 

 

10)

Q-fever* (if suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.595

 

 

 

11)

Smallpox

690.650

 

 

 

12)

Tularemia* (if suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of

an outbreak)

690.725

 

 

 

13)

Any suspected bioterrorist threat or event

690.800

 

b)         Class I(b)

The following diseases shall be reported as soon as possible during normal business hours, but within 24 hours (i.e., within eight regularly scheduled business hours after identifying the case), to the local health authority, which shall then report to the Department as soon as possible, but within 24 hours.  This interval applies to primary reporters identified in Section 690.200(a)(1) who are required to report to local health authorities and to local health authorities that are required to report to the Department.  The Section number associated with each of the listed diseases indicates the Section under which the diseases are reportable.  Laboratory specimens of agents required to be submitted under Subpart D shall be submitted within 7 days after identification of the organism to the Department laboratory.

 

1)

Botulism, intestinal, wound, and other

690.327

 

 

 

2)

Brucellosis* (if not suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.330

 

 

 

3)

Chickenpox (Varicella)

690.350

 

 

 

4)

Cholera*

690.360

 

 

 

5)

Escherichia coli infections* (E. coli O157:H7 and other Shiga toxin-producing E. coli)

690.400

 

 

 

6)

Haemophilus influenzae, meningitis and other invasive disease*

690.441

 

 

 

7)

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome*

690.442

 

 

 

8)

Hemolytic uremic syndrome, post-diarrheal

690.444

 

 

 

9)

Hepatitis A

690.450

 

 

 

10)

Influenza admissions into intensive care unit

690.468

 

 

 

11)

Measles

690.520

 

 

 

12)

Mumps

690.520

 

 

 

13)

Neisseria meningitidis, meningitis and invasive disease*

690.555

 

 

 

14)

Outbreaks of public health significance (including, but not limited to, foodborne and waterborne outbreaks)

690.565

 

 

 

15)

Pertussis* (whooping cough)

690.750

 

 

 

16)

Q-fever due to Coxiella burnetii* (if not suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.595

 

 

 

17)

Rabies, human

690.600

 

 

 

18)

Rabies, potential human exposure and animal rabies

690.601

 

 

 

19)

Rubella

690.620

 

 

 

20)

Smallpox vaccination, complications of

690.655

 

 

 

21)

Staphylococcus aureus infections with intermediate or high level resistance to Vancomycin*

690.661

 

 

 

22)

Streptococcal infections, Group A, invasive and sequelae to Group A streptococcal infections

690.670

 

 

 

23)

Tularemia* (if not suspected to be a bioterrorist event or part of an outbreak)

690.725

 

 

 

24)

Typhoid fever*

690.730

 

 

 

25)

Typhus

690.740

 

c)         Class II

The following diseases shall be reported as soon as possible during normal business hours, but within seven days, to the local health authority, which shall then report to the Department within seven days.  The Section number associated with each of the listed diseases indicates the Section under which the diseases are reportable. Laboratory specimens of agents required to be submitted under Subpart D shall be submitted within seven days after identification of the organism to the Department laboratory.

 

1)

Arboviral Infection* (including, but not limited to, Chikungunya fever, California encephalitis, Dengue fever, St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus)

690.322

 

 

 

2)

Campylobacteriosis

690.335

 

 

 

3)

Cryptosporidiosis

690.365

 

 

 

4)

Cyclosporiasis

690.368

 

 

 

5)

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D

690.451

 

 

 

6)

Hepatitis C

690.452

 

 

 

7)

Histoplasmosis

690.460

 

 

 

8)

Influenza, deaths in persons less than 18 years of age

690.465

 

 

 

9)

Legionellosis*

690.475

 

 

 

10)

Leptospirosis*

690.490

 

 

 

11)

Listeriosis*

690.495

 

 

 

12)

Malaria*

690.510

 

 

 

13)

Psittacosis due to Chlamydia psittaci

690.590

 

 

 

14)

Salmonellosis* (other than typhoid fever)

690.630

 

 

 

15)

Shigellosis*

690.640

 

 

 

16)

Toxic shock syndrome due to Staphylococcus aureus infection

690.695

 

 

 

17)

Streptococcus pneumoniae, invasive disease in children less than five years

690.678

 

 

 

18)

Tetanus

690.690

 

 

 

19)

Tickborne Disease, including Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Lyme disease, and Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis

690.698

 

 

 

20)

Trichinosis

690.710

 

 

 

21)

Vibriosis (Other than Toxigenic Vibrio cholera O1 or O139)

690.745

 

*   Diseases for which laboratories are required to forward clinical materials to the Department's laboratory.

 

d)         When an epidemic of a disease dangerous to the public health occurs, and present rules are not adequate for its control or prevention, the Department shall issue more stringent requirements.

 

(Source:  Amended at 44 Ill. Reg. 20145, effective December 9, 2020)