Emergency reportable diseases or conditions
Report by phone immediately


  • Botulism
  • Cholera
  • Diptheria
  • Haemophilus Influenzae Type B
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal Invasive Disease
  • Plague
  • Polio
  • Rabies (human)
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
  • Smallpox
  • Vancomycin-resistant Staph Aureus
  • Tuberculosis - Pulmonary and Laryngeal (infectious)
  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Yellow Fever

Outbreaks of any kind, unusual syndromes, uncommon disease, or suspected acts of terrorism should be reported immediately by phone.


Non-emergent reportable diseases or conditions

Iowa Department of Public Health lists reportable diseases and how to report them.


To report an emergent disease in Johnson County contact

Johnson County Public Health
Mon-Fri 8:00 - 4:30

After Hours - Iowa Department of Public Health Disease Reporting Hotline