Cases of certain rare or highly infectious diseases and conditions, in addition to suspected outbreaks and other potential public health threats, must be reported to the Health Department immediately by calling the Provider Access Line (PAL) at 866-692-3641.
Get more information about reporting diseases and conditions to the Health Department or download a guide to provider reporting (PDF) in New York City
Other cases can be reported to the Health Department within 24 hours by logging in to Reporting Central via NYCMED (If necessary, these cases can also be reported by mailing or faxing the paper Universal Reporting Form (PDF).
If you do not already have a NYCMED account you will need to register. Once you are logged in, Reporting Central can be found in the ‘My Applications’ section.
See the Reporting Central New User Guide (PDF)