Public Health

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. 

If you are seeking information about COVID-19, please check the informational menus below or contact us: 

  • Scott County COVID-19 Hotline: 952-818-3730 (Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30, in English and Spanish)
  • Email:
  • Printable Frequently Asked Questions: Available in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF)
  • Get Email & Text Notifications about Upcoming Clinics: Sign up for Scott County Notify Me and select "Scott County Public Health" from topics list
Covid vaccination information
  1. Vaccine Eligibility
  2. Make an Appointment
  3. Second Dose Recipients
  4. Future Clinics
  5. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. What to Do if You Feel Sick
  7. Resources

Who can get a vaccine right now?

At this time, Scott County Public Health is targeting the following groups for vaccination:

  • Seniors (aged 65 and older) living in Scott County. Proof of age and Minnesota residency required at appointment.

  • School personnel employed by Scott County school districts. Work badge or paystub required at appointment.
  • Healthcare workers* providing direct healthcare services in Scott County (and cannot telework). Work badge or paystub required at appointment.

  • Licensed child care providers. This includes providers and staff in licensed or certified child care programs, including: family child care providers, child care centers, Head Start programs, and Early Head Start programs. Work badge or paystub required at appointment.

  • **BEGINNING 3/10/2021** Food processing facility workers. This includes migrant and seasonal workers, who work in meatpacking facilities and other food-processing plants.

    *Not sure if you're eligible? Check these definitions from the Minnesota Department of Health. Bring your work ID to a clinic appointment so we can confirm your employer is located in Scott County.

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.

English Guide
Spanish Guide

2021 Resource Guide cover
Can't find the service you need at our office?  Visit our resource directory for additional services.