Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers

 

Department of Health program information and resources for physicians, pediatricians, school nurses, and other health care providers.

 

 

Reporting Requirements

Over five dozen communicable diseases must be reported to the Health Department by physicians, nurses and laboratories. If you have a question about these diseases, please call (516) 227-9496 weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For weekend or after-hours physician consultation, emergency disease reports and food poisoning cases, call (516) 742-6154.
 
 For complete list of communicable diseases and the reporting requirements, 
click here.

ECLRS

The Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting System (ECLRS) provides laboratories that serve New York State with a single electronic system for secure and rapid transmission of reportable disease information to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and county health departments.

Questions or comments about ECLRS can be directed to eclrs@health.state.ny.us 

Animal Bites

Medical providers treating a person who has suffered an animal bite are required to report the incident to the Department. To report a bite incident, please call 516-227-9663 during normal business hours or 516-742-6154 after business hours and on weekends.   

 

School Resources

Immunizations 

2021-22 School Year New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance

For School Districts & Nurses: School Immunization Toolkit

COVID Reporting

Form for Schools to Report Potential Exposure

Asthma

American Lung Association Asthma-Friendly Schools Initiative Toolkit

 

HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) 

 

Clinical Guidelines & Resources

Asthma

Arthritis

Cancer Screening

Cardiovascular Disease

Diabetes

Disability and Health Promotion

Obesity

Tobacco

Additional Training