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, or for TTY: 651-201-5797.

  • 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. 

  • 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 Tuesday, 23-Nov-2010 08:15:44 CST