There are a number of reportable diseases documented in Pennsylvania either currently
or in the recent past that pose significant environmental and economic threats and
may be detrimental to public health and safety. At a minimum more than 189 reportable
or notifiable diseases in Pennsylvania are non-native and also highly invasive by
their very nature.
Note: The table below contains examples of Animal and Human Pathogens with invasive
characteristics that are of concern in the World, the Nation, or in the Commonwealth.
Please check the Pennsylvania
Department of Agriculture
website or the
Pennsylvania Department of Health
website for current information
on the regulatory status of any of these species in Pennsylvania. For a more
complete list of reportable disease in Pennsylvania go