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Public Health Laboratory Form

Specimen Submission Information
Before submitting specimens for testing please contact Communicable Disease Control at (415) 554-2830.

Influenza Reporting Resources

Seasonal Influenza Cases

Seasonal influenza reporting guidelines are detailed in the Health Advisory.


Residential Institutions: Please visit our new Long-Term Care Facilities webpage for information and additional resources.


Fatal Influenza Form (Ages 0-64 years)


Laboratory Guidelines and Forms


Infection Control Guidelines


Seasonal Flu Vaccine Information


Suspected Avian Influenza Cases

Report suspected cases of avian influenza immediately (within one hour) to Communicable Disease Control at (415) 554-2830.  After hours, weekends and holidays, please follow the prompts to page the on-call physician.


For additional information, forms, and references please contact Communicable Disease Control (415) 554-2830.

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