On March 9, 2020, the list of reportable diseases in Title 17, California Code of Regulations (17 CCR) section 2500 was amended to include COVID-19 and Novel coronavirus infections, and 17 CCR section 2505 was amended to include SARS-CoV-2 and Coronavirus, novel strains, effective immediately. On July 28, 2020, the reporting regulations at 17 CCR section 2500 and 2505 were amended to change reporting times and require additional patient information. This link provides more information, including links to the updated sections listing reportable diseases and conditions, as well as new requirements for reporting results for SARS-CoV-2 testing.
This The CDPH Division of Communicable Disease Control recently updated Section 2505 of Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations, which specifies laboratory reporting requirements for communicable diseases and conditions. This guidance document provides information about submitting reports through the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange - Electronic Lab Reporting (CalREDIE ELR) system.