What is Ohio public health statutes that relate to communicable disease reporting?

The IDCM is based on Communicable Disease Rules 3701-3-01 through 3701-3-30 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC). These rules, as well as additional rules which pertain to infectious disease reporting and disease control are in Section 2 of the IDCM.

What was the communicable disease?

A communicable disease is any disease that passes between people or animals. People sometimes refer to communicable diseases as “infectious” or “transmissible” diseases. Pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protists, cause communicable diseases.

What are the 4 causes of a communicable disease?


  • Bacteria. These one-cell organisms are responsible for illnesses such as strep throat, urinary tract infections and tuberculosis.
  • Viruses. Even smaller than bacteria, viruses cause a multitude of diseases ranging from the common cold to AIDS.
  • Fungi.
  • Parasites.

How do you identify a communicable disease?

One of the tests for communicable diseases is called a purified protein derivative (PPD) skin test. This test shows whether or not the patient has tuberculosis, an infection that most often affects the lungs and is spread through airborne contact with the breath of an infected individual.

What is a Class A infection?

These are Class A Infectious Diseases: Anthrax. Botulism, foodborne. Cholera. Diphtheria. Influenza A – novel virus infection.

Does Ohio do contact tracing?

Local health departments conduct contact tracing every day for various infectious diseases. They will notify the local health department, who will then notify the Ohio Department of Health so that the case is added to the state’s data. During this time, you continue to stay home and isolate yourself.

What are the 10 communicable diseases?

List of Communicable Diseases

  • 2019-nCoV.
  • CRE.
  • Ebola.
  • Enterovirus D68.
  • Flu.
  • Hantavirus.
  • Hepatitis A.
  • Hepatitis B.

How can we stop the spread of communicable diseases?

Prevent the spread of infectious disease

  1. Immunise against infectious diseases.
  2. Wash and dry your hands regularly and well.
  3. Stay at home if you are sick.
  4. Cover coughs and sneezes.
  5. Clean surfaces regularly.
  6. Ventilate your home.
  7. Prepare food safely.
  8. Practise safe sex.

What are Class A diseases?

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) Smallpox. Tularemia. Viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), including Ebola virus disease, Lassa fever, Marburg hemorrhagic fever, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. Yellow fever.

What are Class A notifiable diseases?

Class A (2 types: plague and cholera), Class B (26 types: SARS, AIDS, viral hepatitis, polio, human infection with avian influenza A (H5N1), measles, epidemic hemorrhagic fever, rabies, epidemic encephalitis B, dengue fever, anthrax, dysentery, tuberculosis, typhoid/paratyphoid, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis.