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.
Advice on catching bats for testing, and what to do if someone is bitten by a bat.
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.