This performance measure shows the number of reportable disease investigations completed for the Bear River Health District. Utah law requires that certain diseases be reported to a public health agency. The data is used to monitor disease activity throughout the state; identify new or emerging diseases and outbreaks; control disease and outbreaks through public health interventions; and prevent the spread of disease through education. For a list of reportable diseases please visit:
Anyone with knowledge of a reportable disease is required to report to public health. However, most reports will come from healthcare providers, laboratories, healthcare facilities, schools and childcare programs.