MDH Emergency Operations Contact Information

MDH Emergency Operations Contact Information

  • If this is an emergency, call 911.

  • If you are ill, call your health care provider.

  • For a poisoning emergency, call the Minnesota Poison Control System at 1-800-222-1222.

  • During business hours, to reach the Minnesota Department of Health, call 651-201-5000 or 1-888-345-0823.

  • MDH Rabies Website
    If you have had physical contact with a bat, call your health care provider.  If you find a bat in your home, capture it.  Wait until regular business hours to call 651-201-5414 for advice. 
  • If you are a physician calling about an infectious disease, please call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414, anytime.

  • To report a natural or manmade emergency that may have serious public health consequences for the community, call the Minnesota Department of Health Emergency Operations at 651-201-5735. 

  • To Report Suspect Foodborne or Waterborne Illness, call 1-877-FOOD-ILL (1-877-366-3455).

  • Local Health Departments
    For all other public health inquiries, contact your local health department or the Minnesota Department of Health during regular business hours.


Updated Wednesday, March 09, 2016 at 07:31AM