Outbreak Reporting Tool


Covid Like Illness (CLI)
Influenza Like Illness (ILI)
Gastrointestinal Illness (GI)

Thank you for registering for the Outbreak Reporting Tool (ORT). All schools (except HIDOE schools) and early-childhood centers use the ORT to report outbreaks on campuses that meet the thresholds below.

Gastrointestinal Illness or Suspected Norovirus Outbreak Thresholds

  • Two or more cases of GI illness within 24 hours among students/staff who share an exposure or are close contacts AND do not live in the same household OR
  • Student absenteeism doubles due to GI illness, exceeding the normal rate for the time period based on school records

CLI/ILI Outbreak Thresholds

20% of a class or 10% of grade/school with the following symptoms and/or test results:

  1. Tests: Positive test(s) for COVID-19 and/or Influenza in the group of students
  2. Possible symptoms of students: fever/chills, shortness of breath/trouble breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion/runny nose, nausea/vomiting*, or diarrhea*

*symptoms are shared across GI, ILI, and CLI outbreaks

ORT User Registration Form


HIDOE schools use CRT; contact [email protected] for assistance.