Foodborne illness information for healthcare and public health professionals

Information about disease reporting and isolation and quarantine and disease-specific fact sheets

Disease reporting and isolation and quarantine

Many foodborne illnesses are reportable to public health authorities. Please review regulations related to disease reporting and isolation and quarantine. 

Guide to Surveillance, Reporting and Control

The Guide to Surveillance, Reporting and Control assists local boards of health with specific surveillance, response, and reporting responsibilities for infectious diseases reportable to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Disease-specific fact sheets

You can view fact sheets about diseases that can be spread through food or drinks.

MDPH resources

Additional resources

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