Emergency Preparedness & Response
MNTrac (Minnesota system for Tracking Resources, Alerts and Communication) is a database-driven, password-protected web application designed to track bed capacity including National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) responses and pharmaceuticals and resources from all hospitals within the state to support surge capacity needs. Additionally, hospital diversion status, emergency incident planning, emergency communication, and emergency alert notifications are supported in real time.
COVID-19 Response Hospital Data Reporting
- MNTrac Data Dictionary (PDF)
The Data Dictionary outlines data fields and their respective definitions. Data elements include Daily Bed and Ventilator Data, Teletracking, and Monoclonal Antibody Reporting.
- MNTrac TeleTracking Uploads and Verification: COVID-19 Response (PDF)
Federal Guidance for Hospital Reporting
TeleTracking is one of the federally approved data collection systems where hospitals nationwide are to submit their daily data as outlined in the July 29, 2020 letter. MDH is collating and compiling all hospital data and batch submitting as a state into the federally approved system. All hospital data is uploaded into MNTrac on a daily basis by 12 noon. Statewide submission into TeleTracking is made no later than 5pm EST.
- TeleTracking FAQ - General
- U.S. Healthcare COVID-19 Portal Help
How To videos, FAQs, Release notes, etc. FYI – The MDH hospital data team checks here daily for any updates made or released.