To report a communicable disease…

During Regular business hours call 270-781-8039 ext. 126, 183, or 190.

On weekends or holidays call 270-781-8039 ext. 126. Please leave a voice message and the on-call CD staff member will return your call, or call the state health department at 1-888-9-REPORT.

What We Do

The Communicable Disease staff, under the direction of TB Control Officer Dr. Douglas Thompson, M.D., M.P.H.,  is responsible for investigation, surveillance, and follow-up of over 70 diseases, including Tuberculosis, that are reportable by law. Other roles include: