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Community Based Services
Long Term Care Consultation
Screening provided by a Public Health Nurse to determine appropriate home based plan of care versus facility placement.
Ongoing communication with client, providers to ensure appropriate service delivery, medical follow through and client advocacy.
Disease Prevention and Control
Ongoing education, outreach and surveillance of communicable diseases under the direction of the Minnesota Department of Health.
Collaborative effort to address potential county-wide natural or manmade disasters and disease outbreaks.
Public Health Nurses assess eligible clients for services of a personal care assistant. This is a Medical Assistance program
under Department of Human Services.
Community Health Nurses perform general public nuisance assessments and refer to appropriate governing agency.
Nurses provide nutrition education to various groups and individuals throughout the community to promote healthy nutrition
and prevention of obesity and related conditions.
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.