Reporting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) spp) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Reporting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

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What to report
How to report
Submitting clinical materials
Who is required to report
More about MERS infections

What to report

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) must be reported to MDH immediately 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

How to report MRSA

  • Call 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414 immediately to report Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
    24-7 Phone Reporting
    These diseases must be reported immediately by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Submitting clinical materials

For MERS, submission of clinical materials (isolate, if available) to MDH is required by rule.

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.

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Updated Tuesday, 03-Jan-2017 14:46:46 CST