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    Infectious Disease Control Unit
    Mail Code: 1960
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite T801
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616




Zoonosis Control Branch

Plague Plague
ICD-9 020; ICD-10 A20

Several Texas laws (Tex. Health & Safety Code, Chapters 81, 84 and 87) require specific information regarding notifiable conditions be provided to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Health care providers, hospitals, laboratories, schools, and others are required to report patients who are suspected of having a notifiable condition (Title 25, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 97, Subchapter A New Window).

Report Plague immediately by calling (800) 705-8868 or (800) 252-8239.  Plague report forms for humans (Plague Case Investigation Form) and animals (Report Form for Zoonotic Diseases in Animals) are available on the web at

Last updated September 9, 2014