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?
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The Scott County Public Health Office is now located in the Government Center, 200 Fourth Ave. W. Suite 300. Our contact number is 952-496-8555.
The Monday afternoon Immunization Clinic will still be held at the Valley Green Workforce Center, 792 Canterbury Road S. Room B231. The clinic is every Monday (except legal holidays) 1:00-5:00pm. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, call 952-496-8407.
The Community Health Assessment is completed and available for review. 2010-2014 Priorities
Public Health Immunization Clinic Monday's 1:00pm-5:00pm English Russian Somali Spanish
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Dental Clinic 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
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. Programs located within the Family Health department include:
Child & Teen Check Ups
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.
food clothing and household resources.pdf
Help Me Grow, early identification of needs of children
Zero to three Baby Steps on-line parenting bulletin
Fare for all flyer.pdf
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
- *Note: To apply for medical assistance or MN Care, please call 952-496-8686 and ask to be referred to a Financial Worker to determine if your family is eligible.