Minnesota Department of Health Disease Report Card
The MDH Disease Report Card ("Yellow Card") can be used to report cases of most reportable infectious diseases in Minnesota residents to the Minnesota Department of Health.
MDH yellow card
Disease Report Card (PDF)
Frequently asked questions
- Please ensure you are using the appropriate method of reporting disease.
Not all reportable diseases should be reported to MDH on the yellow card.
- If you have questions regarding the MDH Yellow Card, please call 651-201-5414.
Returning the completed formAfter filling out this form return it to MDH.
- By mail (please mark the envelope "confidential")
Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control
625 North Robert Street
Post Office Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
- By fax to:
Diseases to report with this form
- Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
- Cat scratch disease (infection caused by Bartonella species)
- Cronobacter (Enterobacter) sakazakii
- There is also a supplemental reporting form for cronobacter sakazakii .
- Dengue virus infection
- Encephalitis (caused by viral agents)
- Hantavirus infection
- Hepatitis (all primary viral types including A, B, C, D, and E)
- Histoplasmosis (Histoplasma capsulatum)
- Kawasaki disease
- Kingella spp.
- Leprosy (Hansen’s disease) (Mycobacterium leprae)
- Leptospirosis (Leptospira interrogans)
- Meningitis (caused by viral agents)
- Psittacosis (Chlamydophila psittaci)
- Retrovirus infection
- Tetanus (Clostridium tetani)
- Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
- Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex)
- MDH requests that tuberculosis cases be reported by phone or fax (i.e., not by mail) to help ensure timely public health follow-up measures.
- Typhus (Rickettsia spp.)
- Zoster (shingles)
- Sentinel surveillance for:
- (Invasive) Candidiasis
- Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter spp. (CRA) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (CR-PA)
- Clostridium difficile
- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
- Severe acute respiratory illness (SARI)