Public Health

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The services include:
  • Home and office visits for pregnant women, post-partum and families with children

  • Child and teen check-ups for outreach and exams for eligible children ages birth through 20 years

  • Referral and follow-up services for children with special needs

  • Activities aimed at reducing child abuse

  • Providing vaccinations for children and adults

  • Tracking immunizations through the Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) registry system

  • Tracking the physical and emotional development of children ages birth through 5 years

  • Presentations for students about health issues

  • Free condoms, pregnancy tests and consultation

  • Health Prevention and Promotion activities     

  • Foot care services

  • Minnesota Senior Health options-  nursing visits in the nursing home

  • Public Health Preparedness activities, including infectious disease outbreaks

  • Health screenings for individuals such as blood sugar, cholesterol, hemoglobin and blood pressure.

  • Correctional Health Services

  • Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP). The focus for this project is two-fold-to reduce obesity and tobacco use among Minnesota citizens.

  • Other priority activities needed by our communities