This link provides information on Reporting entities and Manner of Reporting (Section 690.200 Reporting
Doctors and other health care providers are required to report a number of communicable diseases to local health departments. Now you can electronically report infectious diseases to the state and local health departments through the Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS). Once you learn the process of reporting online, the process is quick and efficient. Online reporting will enhance our ability to respond to potential health emergencies. For I-NEDSS training you may call the Illinois Department of Public Health: (217) 782-2016(217) 782-2016
Please report to the Communicable Disease Investigator at (217) 531-5361 and please tell your patient the following: see link
When health care workers, food handlers or people who work in day care centers or nursing homes are diagnosed with Cryptosporidiosis, Shigella, Salmonellosis, Giardia or E. coli, they must get follow-up tests to confirm that they are free of the disease before going back to work. These tests are free to those who have no insurance coverage for the tests. Contact the Public Health Communicable Disease Investigator at (217) 531-5361(217) 531-5361 for test kits and information.