Office of Acute Communicable Diseases (ACD)


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The ACD Program monitors the incidences and investigates outbreaks of acute contagious diseases in Baltimore. It receives mandatory case reports of outbreaks of reportable communicable diseases from all health care providers, laboratory directors, hospital infection preventionists, other health care institutions, school or child care personnel, owners or operators of food establishments, and masters or persons in charge of vessels or aircraft in Baltimore City as outlined in the Baltimore Health Code Title 4 and the Maryland Code of Maryland Regulations 10.06.01.


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To report a communicable disease: call (410) 396-4436, or fax a report to (410) 625-0688