Public Health

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Le Sueur County - Essential Needs Requests

507-357-8396
Phone line open 10:00am – 3:00pm : Monday – Friday

Le Sueur County opened a phone line on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to assist their residents in filling essential needs i.e. food or medications when all other avenues fail. The phone line has been set up to assist the public who are under quarantine or self-isolation or for prevention of illness for high susceptibility due to COVID-19. If you are able to meet your needs with assistance of family and friends, we encourage you to continue to do so.

Public Health

Le Sueur County Public Health believes that optimal well being is the right of all persons. Because of this belief, the staff is committed to working towards obtaining the highest level of wellness for all residents of Le Sueur County. We hope to accomplish this by promoting a high level of wellness through our health promotion and clinic programs, and by caring for the ill and disabled through our home care and waivered services programs.

Mission Statement

Public Health works to promote, protect and preserve the highest level of health and wellness for all residents of Le Sueur County. The six essential local activities include:

  • Assure an adequate local public health infrastructure
  • Assure the quality and accessibility of health services
  • Prepare for and respond to disasters and assist communities in recovery
  • Prevent the spread of infectious disease
  • Promote healthy communities and healthy behaviors
  • Protect against environmental health hazards

Contact Us After Hours

If you are ill, see your health care provider; for emergencies call 911. You may leave a message regarding non-emergency calls on the Public Health voice mail and it will be returned the next business day. To leave a message call 507-357-8246.

Reportable Diseases

Physicians and clinics are required to call the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414 to report an infectious disease.

Foodborne or Waterborne Illness

To report a suspected foodborne or waterborne illness call Minnesota Department of Health at 877-366-3455

PH Staff 2019