The Epidemiology section of the Kauai District Health Office works closely with the State of Hawaii Department of Health’s Disease Investigation Branch, Immunization Branch, and Public Health Preparedness Branch to monitor, investigate, prevent, and control infectious diseases. This program serves the community in partnership with healthcare providers, laboratories, hospitals, schools, and other public and private organizations.

Phone (808) 241-3563

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Disease Fact Sheets


Learn about required vaccines, travel advisories, and other health information useful for international travel


Reporting an Illness

As mandated by Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Title 11, Department of Health, Chapter 156, Communicable Diseases, certain infectious diseases are reportable in Hawaii. Healthcare providers caring for a person with a diagnosis, or provisional diagnosis in the absence of definitive test results for confirmation, shall notify the State of Hawaii Department of Health.

Please refer to: HAR Title 11, Chapter 156 Exhibit A

Fillable Communicable Disease Report

To report an illness from an infectious disease during evenings and on weekends, please call the Disease Investigation Branch after-hours reporting line, toll-free, at 800-360-2575.

Isolation and Control Requirements