Disease Prevention & Control

Man Holding Baby to Touch Foreheads - Vaccinate on time, every time.


If you would like a copy of your immunization record call Polk County Public Health at 218-281-3385.

Perinatal Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) can be passed from an infected woman to her child during birth. Without proper treatment and follow up, infants are at a high risk of hepatitis B infection. Perinatal transmission of HBV can be prevented.


Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. There are two phases: latent infection and active disease. Active TB disease most often affects the lungs, but can involve any part of the body.

Vectorborne Diseases

Vectorborne diseases are diseases spread by mosquitoes, ticks, and other pests.

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