Scabies - Minnesota Dept. of Health


Human scabies is caused by a mite that lives under the skin and causes an itchy rash. It is found all around the world and can affect people of all ages, races, and social classes.

  • Scabies Basics
    General information about scabies, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and prevention.

  • Scabies: Institutional Settings
    CDC resources for health care professionals, including suggested guidelines for institutional settings.
  • Scabies: Overview
    Scabies overview, symptoms, treatment, frequently asked questions, and short videos provided by the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • Scabies Toolkit: Healthcare Settings
    The County of Los Angeles scabies toolkit contains comprehensive prevention and control guidelines as well as other materials available for download.

Scabies is not a reportable condition in Minnesota. However, experts are available to answer questions about the disease as well as preventing and controlling infestations. Call 651-201-5414 for guidance.

Updated Thursday, 31-Oct-2019 11:06:47 CDT