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Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome - Children (MIS-C)

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is a rare but serious condition associated with COVID-19 where different body parts become inflamed.  MIS-C may begin weeks after a child is infected with the virus causing COVID-19. The best way to prevent MIS-C is by taking everyday actions to prevent infection by the virus causing COVID-19.

Reporting

All notifiable conditions should be reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health.  

Contact DPH Epidemiology

For questions about disease surveillance contact public health.

Epidemiology Main Line:  (404) 657-2588

Fax:  (404) 657-2608

24/7 Reporting Line:  1-866-PUB-HLTH (+1 866-782-4584)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccination is the best way to prevent COVID-19. Visit the Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 webpages to learn more.