Public Health


Polk County Public Health 

is Here to Answer Your COVID-19 Questions!

Call 218-281-3385

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (7 days a week)

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 changes, follow CDC and MDH.

Polk County Updates:

April 4, 2020: Minnesota Health Officials Confirm Case of COVID-19 in Polk County

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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.