Minneapolis Health Department

The Minneapolis Health Department provides a diverse range of services as it carries out its mission to improve the quality of life for all people in the city by protecting the environment, preventing disease and injury, promoting healthy behaviors, and creating a city that is a healthy place to live, work, and play.

Our jurisdiction includes Minneapolis residents, commuters, guests, and visitors.

The Health Department is one of 10 charter departments established in the City Charter in 1869.

Notable Achievements


Gretchen Musicant

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Minneapolis Health Commissioner


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In addition to our local partners in the Local Public Health Association (LPHA), we work closely with state and federal partners including:Minnesota Deparmtent of Health Logo


Public Health Related Laws


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Last updated Mar 31, 2017