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Area 7 HIV & AIDS Surveillance

Florida Department of Health in Orange County

The HIV/AIDS Surveillance program collects, analyzes and disseminates data for Area 7 (Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole County).

HIV Surveillance is the systematic collection, compilation, and analysis of HIV/AIDS morbidity and mortality data. Surveillance also involves the dissemination of HIV/AIDS data to concerned agencies and to the public. The public health system depends upon reports of disease to monitor the health of the community and to provide the basis for preventive action.

  • The Area 7 HIV/AIDS Surveillance Office is responsible for reporting all positive HIV/AIDS cases to the Bureau of HIV / AIDS
  • The Area 7A HIV/AIDS Surveillance Office serves Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties
  • The Area 7B HIV/AIDS Surveillance Office serves Brevard County

Practitioner reporting requirement under Chapter 64D-3 FAC

  • Greater than 13 years of age:  Practitioners should report all HIV or AIDS cases within two weeks using the Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report Form (PDF 142KB).
  • Greater than 18 months of age to 13 Years of age:  Practitioners should report all HIV or AIDS cases within two weeks.
  • Less than 18 months of age:  Practitioners must report all HIV exposed newborns or infants born to a HIV infected woman by the next business day.

*CONFIDENTIAL CASE REPORT FORMS AND ALL OTHER CONFIDENTIAL HIV/AIDS INFORMATION CAN NOT BE FAXED OR EMAILED TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. DO NOT SEND FORMS OR OTHER INFORMATION BEFORE RECEIVING DIRECTIONS ON CORRECT PROCESS FOR REPORTING*

How to Report

For instructions on completing the CDC Adult case report form for

Area 7A please contact Denise Caruthers (407-858-1400 x1142)

Area 7B contact Diane Franta (321-639-5802 x1708)

The data collected is used to plan, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS interventions and inform the public of current trends in the disease.