Reporting an Acute Respiratory infection outbreak (including COVID-19)

If you suspect an ARI outbreak (including COVID-19)  in your setting you must notify UKHSA HPT

Email: eastofenglandhpt@ukhsa.gov.uk  or via 0300 303 8537

For COVID-19 outbreak, please copy in the HCC Public Health Team into your email: HertsHPT.SPOC@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Note: A recent change has been made to the UKHSA OOH contact number. To contact UKHSA East of England, please use the in-hours phone number for all calls 24/7 – 0300 303 8537.

Click here for the IPC ARI guidance
Click here for the outbreak management process flow chart
Click here for the outbreak management process poster

Useful resources

Click here to view the outbreak action checklist