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The mission of Scott County Public Health  

 "To advocate for a healthy future
for Scott County residents." 

        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.

 Scott County Public Health Announcements
*  Public Health will help you stay on 
The Road to Good Health! 

*  Did you know... the twin cities have been named one of the nation's 13th largest centers for child prostitution?  The Savage PD is hosting an event to inform and educate parents of adolescents about Human Trafficking on Thursday, April 24th. See Trafficking Flyer for more information.  

*  St. Francis Hospital is hosting a skin cancer screening event on Wednesday, May 14th See flyer  for more information,

*  Radon test kits are no longer available at Scott County.  Click on the link for information on where to Purchase Radon Test Kits.

Public Health Clinics

Children's Dental Services English, Spanish & Somali brochure 

Mobile Health Clinic   Clinic schedule   Printable Mobile Clinic Schedule 

Public Health Immunization Clinic Monday's 1:00pm-5:00pm   English   Russian    Somali    Spanish 

River Valley Nursing Center  English-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

Disease Prevention and Control

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 


Family Health Programs

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 Child and Family Resources and links include:

 Child & Teen Checkups information and resources

 Watch Child & Teen Checkups videos

2014 Celebrate Health Spring Newsletter (English)   (Spanish)

Follow Along Program     


 Zero to three Baby Steps  on-line parenting bulletin


Emergency Preparedness

 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 through the Medical Reserve Corps.  Additional informaiton regarding Emergency Preparedness can be found at:

 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) information and registration   

 MRC promotional video     

 Morris A. Miller Awards 



Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)

  Scott County is fortunate to be one of the recipients of the Statewide Health
Improvement Program (SHIP) grant.  Scott County Public Health will work in partnership with Communities, Schools, Worksites and Healthcare organizations to plan best approaches to making the healthy choice, the easy choice for residents.

 Watch the SHIP video   

Additional Resources


 CAP Agency resource directory   

 Center for Disease Control & Prevention
Healthy Lifestyles
MNsure Scott County help line (952) 496-8088  




























Contact Information
County Main Number
(952) 445-7750
(952) 496-8170 (TTY)
Public Health
(952) 496-8555
(952) 496-8016 (FAX)

 Public Health Programs


 Resource List

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