Public Health

Duties & Responsibilities


The mission and purpose of Nicollet County Public Health is to promote, protect, and preserve the health of county residents by offering:
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Public Health Education


The public is invited to contact Public Health to learn more about:
  • Promoting healthy communities and healthy behaviors
  • Preventing the spread of infectious disease
  • Preparing for and responding to disasters and assisting communities in recovery
  • Assuring the quality and accessibility of healthy services
  • Maintaining an adequate local public health infrastructure

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Reporting Health Illnesses & Emergencies


If you are ill, contact your health care provider. To report an emergency, call 911.

Reporting Natural or Man-Made Emergencies


To report a natural or man-made emergency that may have serious public health consequences for the community, call the Minnesota Department of Health Emergency Operations at 651-201-5735.
 

Reporting Infectious Diseases


Physicians reporting an infectious diseases, call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.

Reporting Foodborne Illness


To report a Foodborne Illness call the Brown-Nicollet Environmental Health office at: 
507-934-4140 or the Minnesota Foodborne Illness Hotline at 1-877-366-3455.

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