Outbreak Response Protocol - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Outbreak Response Protocol

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Outbreak Response Protocol is intended to provide a model for rapid investigation of foodborne, waterborne, and zoonotic disease outbreaks with coordination among local and state epidemiologists, environmental health specialists, laboratorians, agriculture officials and other stakeholders. The purpose of this document is to: 1) create a standard protocol for outbreak response; 2) enable stakeholders to work together effectively during outbreak investigations; 3) define roles and responsibilities; and 4) foster effective communication and data sharing among investigation team members.

Updated Thursday, January 04, 2018 at 02:09PM