CD Reporting and Requisition Forms, Investigation Guidance and Rules and Regulations

 

This page provides a listing of commonly used communicable disease reporting forms, laboratory requisition forms, guidance documents and rules and regulations. Information for specific communicable diseases can be found under the disease specific Communicable Diseases (A-Z) listing. If you would like to suggest a form to be added to this page or find problems with the links to the forms, please let us know through the Contact Us area of the website. 

 

Reporting Forms
CDC 52.12 NORS Reporting Form for Waterborne Outbreaks
CDC 52.13 NORS Reporting Form for Foodborne, Person-to-Person, and Animal Outbreaks
CDC 52.13 NORS Appendix
CDC 52.13 NORS Reporting Guidance
CDC 52.13 NORS Reporting Tips (MDHHS) (May 2017)
MDARD: Form A
MDARD: Form C1
MDARD: Form C2
MDARD: Michigan Gastrointestinal Illness Form
MDARD: Termination Form (Enteric Illness Outbreak Investigation)
MDHHS: DCH 0568 Clinical Specimen Shipping Units Requisition
MDHHS: DCH 0583: Microbiology/Virology Test Requisition Form
MDHHS: DCH 1052 Multiple Patient/Sample - Same Test - Requisition Form
MDHHS: Cluster and Facility Outbreak Notification Report Form - Fillable PDF (January 2019)
MDHHS: Tip Sheet - Reporting Cluster of Illness or Unusual Event Using the MDSS Aggregate Case Report Form
MDHHS: Weekly School Reporting Form
MDHHS: Environmental Chain of Custody Form

 

Investigation Guidelines
CDC: Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDRO) Guidelines 
MDARD: Unconfirmed Gastrointestinal Illness Complaint Investigation Protocol
MDHHS: Bureau of Laboratories - Laboratory Services Guide
MDHHS: Bureau of Laboratories Specimen Submission Guidelines
MDHHS: Bureau of Laboratories - Reducing the Risk of Salmonella Infections Associated with Laboratory Exposure (Released September 2014))
CDC: Laboratory Associated Infection (LAI) Prevention Poster
MDHHS: Chemical Illness Response: Guidelines for Public Health Investigations of Acute Onset Illness Clusters of Chemical Etiology
MDHHS: Reportable Disease Notification Pyramid
MDHHS: Vaccine Preventable Disease Investigation Guidelines
MDHHS: Food Sample Collection Tips (Revised January 2014)
MDHHS: Foodborne Specimen Flowchart (Revised January 2014)
MDHHS: Guidance on Disease Reporting in State Correctional Facilities (October 2013)
MDHHS: General School Reporting Letter
MDHHS: VPD Group Setting Exclusion Letter (March 2013)
MDHS/MDHHS: Communicable Diseases in Child Care Settings
MDE/MDHHS: Managing Communicable Diseases in Schools (May 2018)
Pink Book: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Red Book: American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Rules and Regulations
MAG: Public Health Law Bench Book for Michigan Courts
MDARD: Food Employee Foodborne Illness Guidelines
MDHHS: Communicable and Related Diseases Rules (Effective Dec. 23, 2014)
MDHHS: Disclosure of Protected Health Information for Disease Prevention and Control (letter)
MDHHS: HIPAA Information
MDHHS: Reportable Diseases in Michigan - By Condition
MDHHS: Reportable Diseases in Michigan - By Pathogen
MDHHS: Letter Summarizing Changes of CD Rules Effective 10/2/2009
MDHHS: Summary of Authority and Actions Under Public Health Code Regarding Public Health Emergencies
2013 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
2014 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
2015 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
2016 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
2017 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
2018 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System
2019 Changes to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System