HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Branch

STD Case Reporting Information


Reporting is important for surveillance and detection of disease outbreaks. The State of California mandates certain communicable diseases be reported to the local health department. In San Diego County, cases are reported to the Health and Human Services Agency via the Confidential Morbidity Report (CMR) form. Please refer to the  2011 STD CMR Instructions   for how to complete the form.

Download the poster "How to Report STDs with the CMR for your medical office.

PLEASE NOTE: HIV/AIDS cases must be reported differently.  Information about reporting a case of HIV/AIDS

The following sexually transmitted diseases are legally reportable in San Diego County:

  • Gonorrhea
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Syphilis
  • Chancroid
  • Mpox

Please complete a Confidential Morbidity Report form for each case listed above and fax or mail to:

(619) 692-8541


County of San Diego
HIV, STD and Hepatitis Branch of Public Health Services
Community Health Services Unit
690 Oxford St.
Mail Stop P505
Chula Vista, CA 91911

Viral Hepatitis cases should be reported to:

(858) 715-6458


For more information,
please call (619) 293-4700 or send us an e-mail


Last updated November 6, 2023