Communicable Conditions

Reducing the Spread of Infectious Diseases

The mission of the Washington County Public Health Disease Prevention and Control Team is to reduce the spread and limit the adverse effects of infectious diseases within our community.

If you are a healthcare provider, and want more information on disease reporting guidelines, visit the Infectious Disease Reporting section of the Minnesota Health Department's website.

For more information about infectious disease issues, contact the Washington County Disease Prevention and Control Team at 651-430-6655, go to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) website, contact them at 651-201-5414, or visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

Contact Information

  • If you are ill, see your health care provider.
  • To report an emergency, call 911.
  • If you are a healthcare provider calling to report an infectious disease, please call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.
  • To report a suspected foodborne illness call 1-877-FOOD-ILL (1-877-366-3455) from within Minnesota.