The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control (DDC) extensively reviews disease reports of the city’s reportable conditions for the purpose of providing an accurate assessment of disease burden in our city. The Annual Report for each year provides an epidemiological summary of those conditions reported to DDC. The criteria for reporting cases is based on the CDC case definitions for the year.

While there are currently 70 medical conditions that health care providers or laboratories must report to the DDC, this document highlights the most commonly reported conditions in Philadelphia as well as any conditions that are of special public health importance. It serves as an important resource to summarize Philadelphia disease trends and DDC disease surveillance activities for the year.

Click on an Annual Report below to view or download the report as a PDF document.

2016 DDC Annual Report (7.1 MB)

2015 DDC Annual Report (7.2 MB)

2014 DDC Annual Report (8.7 MB)


2013 DDC Annual Report (5.1 MB)

2012 DDC Annual Report (4.7 MB)

2011 DDC Annual Report (5.7 MB)


2010 DDC Annual Report (1.4 MB)

2009 DDC Annual Report (2.1 MB)

2008 DDC Annual Report (2.0 MB)


2007 DDC Annual Report (1.8 MB)

2006 DDC Annual Report(2.1 MB)

2005 DDC Annual Report (1.5 MB)


2004 DDC Annual Report (2.4 MB)

2003 DDC Annual Report (1.4 MB)

2002 DDC Annual Report (680 KB)

2001 DDC Annual Report (884 KB)

2000 DDC Annual Report (388 KB)