Health Alerts, Advisories, Notifications, and Updates

There are no current health alerts on Anthrax.


There is currently no surveillance data available for anthrax.

Vaccine Information

While there is an anthrax vaccine that protects against cutaneous and inhalation anthrax, it is not typically available for the general public. During a public health emergency involving anthrax, people that have been exposed might receive anthrax vaccine to prevent anthrax.

Click here for more information on the anthrax vaccine.

Diagnostics and Treatment

Reporting to PDPH

Anthrax is an immediately notifiable condition. Upon suspicion of anthrax, report anthrax cases to PDPH by calling 215-685-6748 during business hours or calling 215-686-4514 after normal business hours.

Health Educational Materials

Links and Resources

Guidelines for Management and Control

Anthrax Guidelines
All Facilities

Updated: 04/08/2015 5:30pm