Iowa Administrative Code 641 Chapter 1 identifies diseases, poisonings and conditions, and incidents that are to be reported to the Iowa Department of Public Health. This page provides information and resources for the Reportable Poisonings and Conditions listed in Appendix B of IAC 641 Chapter 1.
Diseases reportable to the Bureau of Environmental Health Services
Posters listing the required reportable conditions may be downloaded:
Reporting to the Bureau of Environmental Health Services:
Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau of Environmental Health Services
Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0075
Phone (Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm): 800-972-2026
24-hour Disease Reporting Hotline: (For use outside of EH office hours) 800-362-2736
Report by IDSS, phone, fax, or mail using the condition specific report forms
Report by phone, fax, or mail using the Environmental and Occupational Report Form
Non-Communicable Respiratory Illness:
- Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis
- Organic Dust Toxic Syndrome
- Silo Filler's Disease
- Occupationally related asthma, bronchitis or respiratory hypersensitivity reaction
- Pesticide poisoning
- Severe skin disorder
- Toxic hepatitis
Report by fax or mail using the Farm Injury Report Form
- Agricultural related injury
- Trauma Care Facilities utilizing the Iowa Trauma Registry should indicate that the incident occurred on a farm or involved agriculture within the Trauma Registry record (See Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services)
- Lead poisoning (child or adult) - The results of all blood-lead testing done on both adults and children must be reported to the Bureau of Environmental Health Services at Iowa HHS.
Report by phone:
- Microcystin (Blue-green algal) poisoning
- All blood lead test results greater than or equal to 20 micrograms per deciliter (µg/dL) in a child under the age of 6 years or a pregnant woman must be reported daily, followed by routine electronic reporting.
Report Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries through the Iowa Trauma Registry.