Emergency Reporting

Reportable Diseases

Find a list of reportable diseases at the Minnesota Department of Health

MDH - Reportable Diseases A-Z

How to Report a Disease

If you have a disease to report, contact the Minnesota Department of Health.

MDH - Report a Disease

Foodborne Illness or Poisoning

Foodborne Illness

If you believe you are ill from eating food in a public setting, call the Minnesota Foodborne Illness Hotline at 1-877-Food-ILL (1-877-366-3455).


If you have a poison emergency or question, call 1-800-222-1222 (available 24/7).

Natural or Man-Made Emergencies

To report a natural or man-made emergency that may have public health consequences for the community, call your local Sheriff's Department Dispatch.


For diseases that require immediate reporting, please call the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division at 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5144.

For Immediate Assistance

If you need fire, police, or medical personnel to respond, call 911.

If you are ill, contact your health care provider or local medical Emergency Department.