Diseases of Public Health Significance (DOPHS)

Timely reporting of communicable diseases is essential for their control.

If you suspect or have confirmation of the following specified “Diseases of Public Health Significance”, or their “etiologic agents”, as per Ontario Reg 135/18 and amendments under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, please report them to the local Medical Officer of Health.

Download the Diseases of Public Health Significance Lists

Report diseases listed below to:

  • Phone: 519-258-2146 or fax: 226-783-2132 (Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)
  • For after hours, weekends, and holidays, phone: 519-973-4510.
  • Reporting forms are available online for some diseases.

Report Immediately:

Report By Next Working Day: