Transportation & Senior Services

Nicollet County Public Health offers programs for senior citizens to enable them to live independently and remain in their own homes.

Nicollet County Volunteer Transportation Program

We offer transportation to Nicollet County residents who are over 60 years of age and ambulatory. Rides are provided to medical appointments. Donations are encouraged.  The Transportation Program is funded by Nicollet County.  With support from the Greater Mankato United Way and Nicollet Fund Drive.

Health & Fitness Activities

  • Flu shot and blood pressure clinics
  • Foot clinics
  • Medicare and insurance information
  • Nutrition Assistance for Seniors (NAPS)
  • Partners in Active Living for Seniors (PALS): an exercise program for seniors (more information listed under the Falls Prevention Program tab)
  • Matter of Balance Class- Managing Concerns About Falls (more information listed under the Falls Prevention tab)
  • Senior Surf Class- learning the basics of the internet and email
  • Speakers on health related topics

Social & Recreational Activities

  • Senior Dances @ the American Legion, St. Peter
  • Senior Buffet Luncheon @ Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
  • Senior Breakfast @ Whiskey River, St. Peter
  • Bridge, Pfeffer and 500 Cards @ the St. Peter Senior Center

Senior Newsletter

To receive a senior newsletter by mail or emailed to you call the Public Health office number at 507-934-7220 and request to be placed on the senior newsletter mailing list.