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Public Health in Lake County

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Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health.

Financial support for Lake County Public Health comes from the MN Local Public Health Act, County tax levy, grants including State and Federal sources, fees for services and donations.

Areas of Public Health Responsibility

  • Assure an adequate local Public Health infrastructure 
  • Promote healthy communities and healthy behaviors
  • Prevent the spread of infectious disease in cooperation with the MN Department of Health
  • Protect against environmental hazards
  • Prepare for and respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery
  • Assure the quality and accessibility of health services

Public Health Articles

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.