2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Health officials are currently investigating an outbreak of a 2019 novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) that began in December 2019 in Wuhan, China.  It has spread to multiple countries including the United States.

For the most up to date information

MDH COVID-19 Hotline

Minnesota Helpline:
Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Take these steps to avoid spreading COVID-19

  • Practice Social Distancing
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Wear a mask to protect others
  • If you don’t feel well, stay home
  • Get tested when sick


Areas of Public Health Responsibility

  • Assure adequate public health services
  • Promote healthy communities and healthy behaviors
  • Prevent the spread of infectious disease
  • Protect against environmental hazards
  • Prepare for and respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery
  • Assure the quality and accessibility of health services


If you are ill, see your health care provider. To report an emergency, call 911.  If you are calling to report a Food Borne Illness, call 1-800-FoodIll.
If you are a physician calling to report an infectious disease, please call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414. 

Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department will contact a public health employee in the event of a public health emergency. Call 218-998-8555 or 911 to report a public health emergency.



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Contact Info

Phone Number: 218-998-8320 or TOLL FREE 888-349-2581
Mailing Address:
560 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN, USA


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