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Communicable diseases are illnesses caused by microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. Communicable diseases are transmitted to humans via an infected contact (human or animal) or object, or via environmental exposure.  The Macoupin County Public Health Department has the responsibility of investigating communicable diseases that are reported to us via phone, fax, email or mail.

Contact Us:

Phone: 217-291-4789 (during business hours) or 217-851-7106 (after business hours)

Fax: 217-839-4160

Email: [email protected]

Click here for a complete list of reportable diseases from IDPH.

For further information or any questions regarding communicable diseases, please visit Center for Disease Control’s website at http://www.cdc.gov/, Illinois Department of Public Health at https://dph.illinois.gov/, or contact the Macoupin County Public Health Department.