Community Based Services
Long Term Care Consultation - Screening provided by a Public
Health Nurse to determine appropriate home based plan of care versus
Case Management - Ongoing communication with client, providers
to ensure appropriate service delivery, medical follow through and
Disease Prevention and Control - Ongoing education, outreach
and surveillance of communicable diseases under the direction of the
Minnesota Department of Health.
Emergency Preparedness/Bioterrorism - Collaborative effort to
address potential county-wide natural or manmade disasters and disease
PCA Assessments - Public Health Nurses assess eligible clients
for services of a personal care assistant. This is a Medical Assistance
program under Department of Human Services.
Public Nuisance - Community Health Nurses perform general
public nuisance assessments and refer to appropriate governing agency.
Nutrition Education - Nurses provide nutrition education to
various groups and individuals throughout the community to promote
healthy nutrition and prevention of obesity and related conditions.
Flu Clinics - Community Health provides numerous public health
flu clinics throughout the county.
NAPS Program (Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors) -
Community Health facilitates referral of eligible seniors for a monthly
food distribution program.
Health Promotion and Wellness Activities - Numerous health
topics and wellness activities can be provided to various groups and
individuals throughout the county.