Public Health

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Scott County Public Health provides services to promote healthier living for county residents.  Public Health staff includes licensed registered nurses and health educators who provide assessment, teaching, support, and referrals to residents of Scott County

2019 Novel Coronavirus

​​Health officials across the country are closely monitoring the 2019 novel coronavirus. Currently, there have been no confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Minnesota.

When a new disease is circulating, it’s natural for people to ask what they can do to protect themselves and their families. The best guidance at this point is to take the same precautions recommended for avoiding colds and flu: People should stay home when they are sick, cover their cough, and practice good hand washing. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that travelers avoid nonessential travel to China.

For more information and updates about novel coronavirus, visit the Minnesota Department of Health webpage:

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Scott County Community Health Resource Guide

Scott County Public Health created a Community Health Resource Guide with information on providers who accept Medical Assistance and offer sliding fees for those who are uninsured or under-insured.

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2019 Resource Guide
Can't find the service you need at our office?  Visit our resource directory for additional services.