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

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 Field Services
3851 Rosecrans St., Suite 207
Mail Stop P505
San Diego, CA 92110

Viral Hepatitis cases should be reported to:

(858) 715-6458

County of San Diego
Public Health Services
Division of Community Epidemiology
3851 Rosecrans St, Ste Y15
San Diego, CA 92110

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

Last updated November 20, 2019.