Scott County Public Health provides services to promote healthier living for county residents. Public Health staff includes licensed registered nurses who provide assessment, teaching, support, and referrals to residents of Scott County. Scott County Public Health staff ensure the right conditions are in place to promote and protect the health of all the residents of Scott County.
What's new in Public Health?
Need help enrolling in a health care program? Health care enrollment assistance is being offered at several libraries throughout Scott County. MNsure health navigators will be available to assist with registration during several dates in February and March. Please see attached flyer (English) , Spanish , Somali registration is required.
The Morris A. Miller Award recognizes individuals and organizations in Scott County who have exhibited exceptional courage, extraordinary decisiveness and presence of mind, and unusual swiftness of action to save and protect human life and property during emergency events involving the citizens and visitors of Scott County. For additional information on the award and how to nominate an individual go to Morris A. Miller Awards
Public Health Clinics
Public Health Immunization Clinic Monday's 1:00pm-5:00pm English Russian Somali Spanish
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Dental Clinic will be closed for the beginning of 2014. We are hoping to have appointments available starting in Spring, please keep posted to this site for details. English Russian Spanish
Public Health Programs
The Disease Prevention and Control team provides information to community members and professionals about current health concerns and what you can do to stay healthy. Additional information related to Disease prevention and control include: Eye on pertussis article, Keeping Your Wits about Nits article and Find out what shot is right for you
The Family Health team provides information and support on child health and development. The Family Health web page has helpful resources for medical care for individuals on the state health plans and those who are uninsured, as well as articles and information on child development and health. Additional program pages within the Family Health department include: Child & Teen Check Ups (C&TC) and Follow Along Program The C&TC Celebrate Health Newsletter is also part of the Family Health program. The Winter Celebrate Health Newsletter provides information on preventative health care, winter safety, e-cigarette use and diabetes awareness. Click on a link to view the newsletter. English Spanish
The Emergency Preparedness team provides educational information and physical assistance to help community members through times of crisis. Emergency Preparedness also recruits and trains volunteers to assist in times of need.
The Medical Reserve Corps is a community-based, civilian volunteer program that helps build the public health infrastructure of communities nationwide. Each MRC unit is organized and trained to address a wide range of challenges from public health education to disaster response. Here is a 7 minute video explaining the MRC. Click to watch the video.
Scott County MNSure help line 496-8088
CAP Agency resource directory
The Community Health Assessment is completed and available for review. 2010-2014 Priorities
Fare for all flyer.pdf
food clothing and household resources.pdf
Help Me Grow, early identification of needs of children
Lutheran Social Services Parenting class dates
Zero to three Baby Steps on-line parenting bulletin
Looking for more information on Public Health?
Here are some additional websites:
MN Sure Health Care
Minnesota Department of Health
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- Minnesota Responds
- Emergency Preparedness, MN