Resources for Medical Professionals on Vector-Borne Diseases

Tick-Borne Disease of the United States: A Reference Manual for Health Care Professionals

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases

Tick-Borne Diseases in the New York City Area: A Refernce Manual for Physicians

New York City Department of Mental Health and Hygiene

Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisonings

US Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticide Worker Safety

Zika Virus Clinical Guidance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Nile Virus Clinical Guidance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DISEASE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS: NORTHEASTERN STATES

Disease reporting requirements, as set forth by state law, can be found on the websites listed below for each state in our region. A brief list of the mosquito- and tick-borne diseases that require reporting to the state are also listed below. Please reference each state's Department of Health website for more detail.

Connecticut


Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Babesiosis
  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis
  • Ehrlichia chaffeensis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • St. Louis Encephalitis
  • Tularemia**
  • Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis**
  • West Nile virus
  • Yellow fever
  • Zika virus

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Delaware

Delaware Department of Public Health, Communicable Disease Reporting


Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Arboviruses (West Nile, Chikungunya)
  • Babesiosis
  • Dengue**
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Rickettsial Disease
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Tularemia**
  • West Nile virus
  • Yellow fever**
  • Zika virus

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Maine

Maine Center of Disease Control & Prevention, Infectious Disease Reporting


Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Babesiosis
  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Powassan virus
  • Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis
  • St. Louis Encephalitis
  • Tularemia**
  • West Nile virus
  • Western Equine Encephalitis
  • Yellow fever

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Maryland

Maryland Department of Health, Reportable Diseases

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Arboviral infections**
    including but not limited to Chikungunya virus, Dengue virus, Eastern equine encephalitis virus, LaCrosse virus, St. Louis encephalitis virus, Western equine
    encephalitis virus, West Nile virus, Yellow fever virus, Zika virus
  • Babesiosis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Tularemia**

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Reporting Diseases and Surveillance Information

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • AnaplasmosisL
  • BabesiosisL
  • Borrelia burgdorferiL
  • Borrelia miyamotoiL
  • Chikungunya
  • DengueL
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis**L
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Jamestown Canyon virus
  • Malaria
  • Powassan virus
  • Rickettsial disease
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Tularemia
  • West Nile virusL
  • Yellow feverL
  • Zika virusL

** Rapidly reportable conditions
L Reporting required from laboratory only
New Hampshire

New Hampshire Division of Public Health, Infectious Disease Reporting

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases

  • Anaplasmosis
  • Arboviral infection, including EEE, WNV, Dengue, Powassan, Zika**
  • Babesiosis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Tularemia**

** Rapidly reportable conditions

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Health, Disease Reporting

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Arboviral diseases (e.g., Chikungunya, Dengue, West Nile)
  • Babesiosis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • St. Louis Encephalitis
  • Tularemia**
  • Viral encephalitis
  • Yellow fever

** Rapidly reportable conditions

New York

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, Reporting Diseases and Conditions

New York State Department of Health, Reportable Diseases & Conditions

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Arboviral infections (EEE, Japanese encephalitis, Rift Valley fever)**
  • Babesiosis
  • Chikunguyna**
  • Dengue
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaria
  • Rickettsialpox
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Tularemia**
  • West Nile virus**
  • West Nile fever**
  • Yellow fever**
  • Zika virus**

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Health, Reportable Diseases

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Arboviruses (includes Colorado tick fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, dengue, Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, West Nile virus infection, Yellow fever)**
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria
  • Rickettsial diseases/infections (includes Anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Q fever, rickettsialpox, typhus, Ehrlichiosis)
  • Tularemia

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Health, Reportable Diseases & Conditions

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases

  • Anaplasmosis
  • Babesiosis
  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis**
  • Encephalitis Arboviral or parainfectious**
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria
  • Powassan virus**
  • Rickettsiosis (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever)
  • Tularemia**
  • West Nile virus
  • Yellow fever**
  • Zika virus**

** Rapidly reportable conditions
Vermont

Vermont Department of Health, Infectious Disease Reporting and Data

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Anaplasmosis
  • Arboviral illness
  • Babesiosis
  • Dengue
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria
  • Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis
  • Tularemia**
  • West Nile virus
  • Yellow fever**

** Rapidly reportable conditions
West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Health & Human Services, Reportable Disease Manual

Vector-Borne Reportable Diseases
  • Arboviral infection
  • Dengue
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis
  • Ehrlichiosis
  • La Cross Encephalitis
  • Lyme disease
  • Malaria
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • St. Louis Encephalitis
  • Tularemia**
  • West Nile virus
  • Western Equine Encephalitis
  • Yellow fever

** Rapidly reportable conditions