To Report Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and HIV:
Reportable STDs (other than HIV) can be reported through the following methods:
Mail - STDs may be reported through the mail using the "Louisiana Confidential Report of Sexually Transmitted Diseases" form (STD 43). Click here to download the form and click here to download the form instructions. Copy the form as needed. Complete and mail or fax to:
Louisiana Office of Public Health
PO Box 60630
New Orleans, La 70160
(504) 568-7474 (telephone)
(504) 568-8384 (confidential fax)
Phone - Reports of early syphilis cases should be made by phone to the number above, or to your regional STD Program staff. Click here for regional contact information.
Electronic - STDs and HIV can be reported electronically through the Infectious Disease Reporting Information System (IDRIS), operated by the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program. For information on setting up IDRIS reporting at your facility, contact:
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program
HIV, AIDS, and perinatal HIV exposure can be reported electronically through IDRIS (above), or by phone, mail (click here to print), or site visit through your regional HIV Field Epidemiologist (FE).
Click here for regional FE contact information, or contact:
Betsy Shepard, FE Supervisor Jessica Cole, Perinatal Surveillance Coord.
STD/HIV Program STD/HIV Program
1450 Poydras St, Suite 2136 1450 Poydras St, Suite 2136
New Orleans, LA 70112 New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-7526 (504) 568-5133
STD/HIV Laboratory Reporting
Required laboratory reporting of STD and HIV-related results can be done electronically or by mail. For information on STD/HIV Laboratory Surveillance and assistance in setting up electronic reporting, contact:
1450 Poydras St, Suite 2136
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-3384 or (504) 568-7474