In West Virginia, outbreaks are immediately reportable to the Local Health Departments (LHDs), regardless of setting, as per West Virginia law. LHDs, in collaboration with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DIDE) investigate all reported outbreaks. To facilitate this investigation, DIDE has compiled resources that may be useful for management of outbreaks.
Click on the map at right to view the confirmed outbreaks broken down by surveillance region between January and April 2018.
Report suspected or confirmed outbreaks, regardless of setting, to the local health department IMMEDIATELY.
For case definitions please see one of the below: