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Report a Public Health Issue

Reportable Disease

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

How to Report a Disease

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

Poisoning or Foodborne Illness


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

Foodborne Illness

If you think 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).

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.


If you need police, fire, or medical personnel to respond, call 911. If you are ill, contact your health care provider.

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