Public Health

  1. MDH: 9th measles case, all in unvaccinated kids

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Public Health has confirmed a ninth case of the measles in Hennepin County. Measles cases...
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Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department will contact a public health employee in the event of a public health emergency. Call 218-998-8555 or 911 to report a public health emergency.
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  • Maintains adequate public health services
  • Prevents epidemics and the spread of disease
  • Prevents injuries
  • Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors
  • Protects against environmental hazards
  • Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery

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