Reporting Encephalitis - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Reporting Encephalitis
(Caused by Viral Agents)

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What to report
How to report
Who is required to report

What to report

Report all encephalitis caused by viral agents to MDH within one working day.

How to report encephalitis

  • Yellow Disease Report Card
    This disease may be reported using the MDH "Yellow Card."

  • Phone
    Any reportable infectious disease may be reported by phone to 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.

Who is required to report

  • Health care practitioners (health care facilities, medical laboratories, and in certain circumstances veterinarians and veterinary medical laboratories) are required to report disease to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) under Minnesota state law.
    • Unless previously reported, every licensed health care provider who provides care to any patient who has, is suspected of having, or has died from a reportable disease is required to report.
  • Any person in charge of any institution, school, child care facility, or camp is also required to report disease to MDH.

see also>> Reporting Arboviral Disease

Updated Tuesday, 03-Jan-2017 14:06:09 CST