January is National Radon Action Month

Only 1 percent of homes in state tested for radon, even though 40 percent have dangerous levels

Nov. 14-20 is ‘Get Smart About Antibiotics Week’ in Minnesota

State health officials ask Minnesotans to join global effort to fight antibiotic resistance

Health Clinic Resource Expo Wellness Fair

ACES and Resiliency Training for Parents and Caregivers – Register Today!

Environmental Health – Water Laboratory

Change of Hours: During the week of November 7th there has been a change to the hours of the water laboratory.

It’s not to late to get your flu shot!

Fight The Flu! Influenza viruses, also called the flu, are most common in the fall and winter months in the Midwest. Flu season begins in October with peak months of December through March.

Do You Know the Rules for Infant Safe Sleep?

Health officials urge parents to take action during Infant Safe Sleep Week Parents wouldn’t leave the hospital without a car seat for their newborn, and evidence shows it is just as important to know the ABCs of safe sleep for babies.

Southwest Minnesota Schools Get Active

 Partnership between SHIP and area schools to create a active school day for students.

September is Suicide Awareness Month

Increase in adult suicides shows need to connect Minnesotans to hope and help

Extreme Heat Warning Through July 22nd

The Minnesota Department of Health has shared a press release regarding important information on heat related illness. The SWHHS region, as well as the majority of the state, is in an excessive heat warning through Friday, July 22nd.