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Public Health provides services that assure a strong public health system, promote healthy families, communities, and help all people get quality health services.

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Social Services

Social Services provides services that include special needs for adults, children, family services, and senior services.

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Child Support

Child Support services assist in parentage, establishing and enforcing orders and processes.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance services determine eligibility for services ranging from cash assistance, food support, health care and emergency assistance.

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Latest News

October 2017 Years of Service Recipients

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service (YOS) at the Southwest Health … [Read More...]

September Years of Service Recipients

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service (YOS) at the Southwest Health … [Read More...]

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Current Issues

Environmental Health – Water Laboratory

Change of Hours: During the week of November 6th there has been a change to the hours of the water laboratory. Water samples will not be accepted on Monday, November 6th through Wednesday, November 8th until 3:30 pm. Samples will not be accepted on Thursday, November 9th. Also please remember that samples that have exceeded holding times will NOT be accepted. Southwest Health and Human Services will be closed on Friday, November 10th in observance of Veterans Day.

Pitch the Commissioner

Minnesota health commissioner hitting the road again in 2017 to pitch public health across the state

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Upcoming Events

  1. Southwest Health and Human Services Offices Closed

    November 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  2. Southwest Health and Human Services Office Closed

    November 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  3. Local Advisory Council

    December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm