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Update on Reporting of COVID-19 for Health Care Providers and Facilities
COVID-19 positive patients and COVID-19 laboratory results are subject to mandatory reporting to the Florida Department of Health under Section 381.0031, Florida Statutes.
Pursuant to Rule 64D-3, Florida Administrative Code and to ensure a rapid public health response and disease control interventions, healthcare providers and facilities must immediately report all COVID-19 cases in the following persons to their County Health Departments (www.FLhealth.gov/chdepicontact):
Suspected or confirmed outbreaks (≥2 cases in 96 hours) of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities or similar group settings should be reported immediately.
All positive and negative COVID-19 laboratory results should be reported to the department via electronic laboratory reporting or by fax.
Patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 or close contact with a case should be provided the following resources to help prevent disease transmission:
For additional information please visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/.