Public Health

Polk County Public Health is following the COVID-19 situation closely. View our COVID-19 response updates on the Polk County Coronavirus Response Hub.

Polk County Public Health Services provides a broad range of services to individuals, families, and communities to promote and protect the health of those who live and work in Polk County. The focus is on promoting healthy families and communities; supporting disabled, mentally ill, and elderly persons to live independently; preventing and responding to emerging diseases and health threats; and identifying and preventing environmental health risks. Our department fosters partnerships with many organizations, businesses, and community groups to address and resolve health issues and concerns.


Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics:


Polk County Public Health offers Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. If you are 12 years of age * or older and would like the COIVD-19 vaccine or would like to complete the series of Pfizer (2nd dose), please register using the links below or contact your local health care provider. 


*Parental consent required for ages 12-17


August 5th, 2021


East Grand Forks- Polk County Human Service Center (1424 Central Avenue NE)

Thursday, August 5th from 9:30am to 10:30am

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/9962153690


Crookston- Polk County Public Health (816 Marin Avenue)

Thursday, August 5th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/4612609569

 

August 12th, 2021


Crookston- Polk County Public Health (816 Marin Avenue)

Thursday, August 12th from 9:00am to 10:00am

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/1012469569


East Grand Forks- Polk County Human Service Center (1424 Central Avenue NE)

Thursday, August 12th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/9255901646


August 16th, 2021


New American Integration Center

Monday, August 16th from 2:30pm to 4:00pm 

In person registration with interpretation services available.


August 19th, 2021


Crookston- Polk County Public Health (816 Marin Avenue)

Thursday, August 19th from 9:00am to 10:00am

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/9669520421


East Grand Forks- Polk County Human Service Center (1424 Central Avenue NE)

Thursday, August 19th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/2659640109


August 25th, 2021


Northland Community & Technical College

Wednesday, August 25th from 11:30am to 1:00pm during Welcome Wednesday

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/6546709129

August 26th, 2021

Crookston- Polk County Public Health (816 Marin Avenue)

Thursday, August 26th from 9:00am to 10:00am

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/5613429069

East Grand Forks- Polk County Human Service Center (1424 Central Avenue NE)

Thursday, August 26th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Using Chrome Browser, register at:

https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us//appointment/en/reg/9962156480


A $100 Visa gift card is available for any Minnesotan who gets their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine between Friday July 30 and Sunday August 15. Beginning August 4, participants can visit www.mn.gov/covid19/100  to register for their $100.

Reward requests must be submitted to the Minnesota Department of Health by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, 2021.



Vaccine Locations FYLER


COVID-19 Minnesota Department of Health Hotlines

Health questions: (651) 201-3920 or (800) 657-3903
School and Child Care questions: (651) 297-1304 or
(800) 657-3504

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Polk County Public Health are monitoring COVID-19 (coronavirus) closely. For the most up to date information, visit the Polk County Coronavirus Response Hub, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites.

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Reporting Health Emergencies

  • If you are ill, see your health care provider. To report an emergency, call 911.
  • To report a Public Health emergency call 218-281-0431 or 911. Polk County Sheriff's Office will contact Public Health in the event of a Public Health emergency.
  • If you are a physician wanting to report Reportable Infectious Diseases, please call 651-201-5414 or 877-676-5414.