Notifiable diseases

Notifiable diseases are diseases which affect public health and are required by law to be reported to the Director of Public Health.

Notifiable diseases cause illness through transmission from an infected person, animal or even food or water.

We investigate cases of disease to control and prevent the spread of disease.


Common infectious diseases include:

  • campylobacteriosis
  • crystosporidiosis
  • legionellosis 
  • salmonellosis.

You can find information about these diseases on the Department of Health and Human Services website.