HIV & STDs

Reporting Requirements

Healthcare providers and facilities must report AIDS, HIV and most other sexually transmitted infections to the Health Department within three working days.

There are two ways to report an infection:

  • Fax the Confidential HIV/AIDS Case Report Form (or the STD Case Report form for other infections) to the confidential fax.

OR

  • Mail the Confidential HIV/AIDS Case Report Form (or the STD Case Report form for other infections) to Washington State Department of Health, Assessment Unit, PO Box 47838, Olympia, WA 98504-7838.
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