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Mandatory Reporting of
 Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations

PDF Version of DQA 10-036  (PDF, 60 KB)

Date: November 30, 2010 -- DQA Memo 10-036
To: Hospitals HOSP 12
From: Alfred C Johnson, Director
Bureau of Technology, Licensing and Education

Otis Woods, Administrator
Division of Quality Assurance

Mandatory Reporting of Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations

The purpose of this memo is to introduce a Division of Public Health (DPH) memorandum which states "effective December 1, 2010 Influenza-associated hospitalizations to be reported within 72 hours of identification (Category 2) to local public health agencies".

Attached to this introductory memo you will find the DPH memorandum signed by Dr. Jeffrey Davis, Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases and Emergency Response, an informational document titled "Influenza-associated Hospitalizations" and a memo titled "Clarification for mandatory reporting of Influenza-associated Hospitalizations".

If you have questions regarding the DPH memorandum, please contact the Communicable Disease Epidemiology Section at
(608) 267-9003 or (608) 266-5326.

Mandatory Reporting of Influenza -associated Hospitalizations
(PDF, 36 KB)
Influenza -associated Hospitalizations (PDF, 27 KB)
Clarification for mandatory reporting of Influenza-associated Hospitalizations (PDF, 100 KB)


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Last Updated: September 30, 2011