Communicable Diseases

24/7 Contact: Washington County Public Health's contact number for reporting public health emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is 503-846-3594. The fax number is 503-846-3644.

Washington County Public Health works every day to keep Washington County a healthy place to live, work and play. We do that by:
  • Tracking disease trends
  • Investigating disease outbreaks 
  • Preventing the spread of communicable diseases
  • Providing disease prevention services
  • Providing education to health care providers, school personnel, employers and residents

Learn how you can protect yourself from airborne diseases at our Healthy Habits page.

Learn more about the flu.

Physicians, health care providers and laboratory workers click here for mandatory reporting information.

The Environmental Health team inspects restaurants, private water systems and septic systems to prevent communicable diseases from these sources.

For information on specific communicable diseases, visit the State of Oregon Communicable Diseases web page.