Public Health and Environment

**Notice for citizens traveling to our
Cottage Grove Service Center** 

County Highway 19 (Innovation Road) in Cottage Grove
will be under construction for improvements
beginning in late Spring of 2017.  
Construction Cone 
Click on the construction cone for more info.
Our Forest Lake office will be closed on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm for an all staff meeting.   
Vital Records are available in both our Stillwater and Cottage Grove locations as normally scheduled.

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The department provides services in order to protect, promote and improve the community’s health and the environment.


If you suspect that you have become ill from food, call the department or report online at Report Your Concern. You can also report through the Minnesota Department of Health Foodborne Illness Hotline at 1-877-FOOD-ILL (1-877-366-3455).

If you are a healthcare provider and need to report an infectious disease, please call the 24/7 Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414. If you want more information on disease reporting guidelines, visit the infectious disease reporting section of the Minnesota Department of Health website.

To report a concern or complaint about a possible environmental hazard, call the department or report online at Report a Concern and submit the information. Your report will go directly to the department for followup.