State Reporting Requirements for Viral Hepatitis
All 50 states and the District of Columbia require the reporting of viral hepatitis; however, there are variations in what the laws require health care providers, other individuals, and labs to report to state/local health departments. The following information provides a comparative glance at the variation of state reporting requirements for viral hepatitis. The information presented here does not constitute legal advice and does not represent the legal views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services, nor is it a comprehensive analysis of all legal provisions relevant to viral hepatitis. This information is subject to change and does not contain measures implemented by counties, cities, or other localities. Use of any provision herein should be contemplated only in conjunction with advice from legal counsel.
- Page last reviewed: August 26, 2015
- Page last updated: August 26, 2015
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