Community Health

*For information regarding the novel coronavirus, please reference the following information:
The Minnesota Department of Health 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

If you have questions or comments about this virus, call 651-201-5414 for the Minnesota Department of Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division.

The Mission

To promote health and wellness to all citizens of Mille Lacs County, and to develop partnerships with community groups to promote and protect the health of the community.

Health Questions

Do you have a health question? Contact Community and Veterans Services and a Registered Nurse will answer your health question.


The following programs are available:

  • Child and Teen Checkup (C&TC) Outreach
  • Disease Prevention and Control
  • Environmental Health
  • Family Home Visiting Program
  • Follow-Along Program
  • Health Promotion
  • Maternal and Child Health (MCH)
  • Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Assessment
  • Public Health Clinics
  • Public Health Preparedness for Emergencies

Car Seat Program

Mille Lacs County has three Child Passenger Safety Techs who can provide car seat education and distribute car seats for children birth to age 8, if you have PMAP Blue Plus or PMAP UCare insurance coverage. Call 320-983-8208 and ask to speak to someone regarding the car seat program to determine if your child is eligible.

Car Seat Information

Radon Testing

Are you at risk? Get your home tested today!Take the Radon Test

CVS has radon test kits available for purchase for $5 per kit. For more information, call 320-983-8208. Limit one per household. 


As of June 27, 2022, there has been 1 confirmed case of Monkeypox reported in Minnesota.

For more information visit: Monkeypox - Minnesota Dept. of Health (

Or Call the MDH Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division at: 651-201-5414

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