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Infectious Disease Reporting
Report Immediately by Telephone:
Certain infectious diseases with particularly critical public health significance are reportable immediately by phone to the Minnesota Department of Health.
For diseases that require immediate reporting a member of the Minnesota Department of Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control staff is available for disease consultation and reporting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at:
651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.
How to report "24-7"
- For diseases that require immediate reporting call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.
- A member of the Minnesota Department of Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control staff is available for disease consultation and reporting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
What to report "24-7"
Additional information is available for each disease including criteria for reporting, clinical specimen submission guidelines, and any supplemental reporting that may be requested.
- Acanthamoeba spp. (via free-living amebic infection)
- Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)
- Balamuthia spp. (via free-living amebic infection)
- Botulism (Clostridium botulinum)
- Brucellosis (Brucella spp.)
- Cholera (Vibrio cholerae)
- Congenital rubella syndrome (via Rubella)
- Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae)
- Ebola virus disease (via viral hemorrhagic fever)
- Free-living amebic infection
- Glanders (Burkholderia mallei)
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome
- Lassa fever (via viral hemorrhagic fever)
- Measles (rubeola)
- Melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei)
- Meningococcal disease (Neisseria meningitidis)
- Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
- Naegleria fowleri (via free-living amebic infection)
- Orthopox virus
- Plague (Yersinia pestis)
- Q fever (Coxiella burnetii)
- Rubella and congenital rubella syndrome
- Sappinia spp. (via free-living amebic infection)
- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
- Smallpox (variola)
- Tularemia (Francisella tularensis)
- Unusual or increased case incidence of any illness
- Viral hemorrhagic fever