Emergency Reporting

Reportable Diseases

Find a list of reportable diseases A-Z at Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH - Reportable Diseases

How to Report a Disease

If you have a disease to report, contact the Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH - Report a Disease


Do you have a poison Emergency or Question? Call Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222. Open 24/7

Foodborne or waterborne Illness

If you think you are ill from eating food in a public setting or swimming in or drinking water from a public pool, lake or water system, call the Minnesota Foodborne and Waterborne Illness Hotline at 1-877-FOOD-ILL (1-877-366-3455). Submit your report using the Foodborne and Waterborne Illness Report, Minnesota Department of Health's confidential online survey, or email health.foodill@state.mn.us


For diseases that require immediate reporting, please call the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division at: 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414 (available 24/7).

For Immediate Assistance

If you need police, fire or medical personnel to respond, call 911.  
911 or law enforcement dispatch at 651-385-3155 can contact the health department during emergencies. 
If you are ill, contact your health care provider.

Report Abuse

To report the abuse of a child, see Child Protection
To report the abuse of a vulnerable adult, see Adult Protection.