State and Local AFM Contacts for Clinicians

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Alabama
Alaska
Arkansas

California

Please contact the local health department first to report suspected cases of AFM or to obtain approval for testing. If the local health department cannot be reached contact the state health department at the number below.

Los Angeles County

Contact the disease reporting unit at 888-397-3993 (phone) or 888-397-3778 (fax)

Colorado
Connecticut
  • Business hours contact: 860-509-7929
  • After hours contact: 860-509-8000

Florida

Please contact your county health department first to report a suspected AFM person under investigation: http://www.Floridahealth.gov/CHDEpiContactexternal icon. If the county health department cannot be reached, contact the state health department at 850-245-4401.

Georgia

Please go to our Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) webpage for current updates, resources, and reporting information: https://dph.georgia.gov/acute-flaccid-myelitisexternal icon

Hawaii
  • Disease reporting line (7:45am to 4:30pm HST): (808) 586-4586
  • After hours/weekend number: (808) 600-3625, request the Standby Officer

Idaho
Illinois

Please contact your local health department (http://www.idph.state.il.us/local/alpha.htmexternal icon) first for consultation. If the local health department cannot be reached contact the state health department at the numbers below.

  • Business hours contact: 217-782-2016
  • After hours contact: 800-782-7860
Chicago
  • Provider reporting hotline: 312-743-9000 or 311 and ask for the communicable diseases physician on call
Indiana
  • Business hours contact: 317-233-7125
  • After hours contact: 317-233-1325
Iowa
  • Business hours contact: 800-362-2736
  • After hours contact: 515-323-4360

Kansas
Kentucky
  • Kentucky Immunization Branch Phone: 502-564-4478

Louisiana
  • Phone: 800-256-2748

Maryland
Massachusetts
  • Phone: 617-983-6800
Michigan
  • Business hours contact: 517-335-8165
Minnesota
  • Phone: 651-201-5414
Mississippi
  • Business hours contact: 601-576-7725
  • After hours contact: 601-576-7400
Missouri
  • Primary contact: 573-751-6113
  • After hours contact: 800-392-0272
Montana

Please contact your local health department first: https://dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/FCSS/countytribalhealthdeptsexternal icon. If you are unable to reach your local public health department, contact the DPHHS Communicable Disease Epidemiology section to assist: 406-444-0273.

Nebraska
Nevada
  • For Clark County 24/7 phone: 702-759-1300 or fax: 702-759-1414
New Hampshire
  • Business hours contact:  603-271-4496
  • After hours contact:  603-271-5300
New Jersey
New York State
  • Weekdays: Bureau of Communicable Disease Control: 518-473-4439
  • Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays: 866-881-2809
New York City
  • Healthcare provider access line for reporting cases: 866-692-3641
North Carolina
  • General communicable disease on-call number (available 24/7): 919-733-3419
North Dakota
  • Primary contact: 701-328-2378 or 800-472-2180

Oklahoma
  • Phone: 405-271-4060

Pennsylvania
  • Phone: 1-877-PA-HEALTH
Philadelphia
  • Business hours contact: 215-685-6742
  • After hours contact: 215-686-4514—ask for Division of Disease Control

Rhode Island
  • Business hours contact: 401-222-2577
  • After hours contact: 401-276-8046

South Carolina

Please contact the regional public health office at https://www.scdhec.gov/sites/default/files/Library/CR-009025.pdfpdf iconexternal icon or the statewide DHEC emergency contact number: 888-847-0902.

South Dakota
  • Phone: 800-592-1861 or 605-773-3737

Tennessee
  • Phone: 615-741-7247
Texas
Houston
  • 24/7 Reporting Number:  832-393-5080
  • Fax:  832-393-5232

United States Virgin Islands
Utah
  • Business hours contact: 801-538-6191
  • After hours contact: 888-EPI-UTAH (Press 0)

Vermont
  • Primary contact (Available 24/7): 802-863-7240
Virginia
  • Phone: 804-864-8055

Washington, DC
Washington State
  • Communicable Disease (available 24/7): 206-418-5500
West Virginia

Contact the on-call epidemiologist:

  • During business hours: 304-558-5358 ext. 1
  • 24/7 answering service: 304-347-0843
Wisconsin
Wyoming
  • Phone: 877-996-9000