Minneapolis Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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612- 673-2301

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Important information on Coronavirus

The City of Minneapolis has compiled a list of frequently asked questions about Coronavirus. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.

View the Coronavirus Dashboard to get up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Minneapolis and the State of Minnesota. 

The Minnesota Department of Health is leading the statewide response to coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19). The City of Minneapolis is prepared and working closely with the Minnesota Department of Health and Hennepin County to stay ready. For questions on COVID-19 call the Minnesota Department of Health hotline at 651-201-3920.

Questions about Coronavirus and the COVID-19 response can be sent to [email protected], which is checked frequently

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is also maintaining and updating information related to Coronavirus and COVID-19.

The Minneapolis Health Department is brokering donations of needed items during the COVID-19 response and is connecting these resources with community partners. If you have a donation to make or need a donation, please use these donation and request forms. 

May is mental health month

Mayor Jacob Frey issued a Proclamation declaring May as Mental Health Month for the City of Minneapolis. Living through a pandemic can be extremely stressful. This recognition helps us understand the importance of mental health in our community. 

The City's Division of Race & Equity recently established a COVID-19 Emergency Mental Health Fund to strengthen the capacity of mental and behavioral health provider and community cultural healers to provide services to community residents.

Find a list of providers taking new patients 

Tips to reduce anxiety during COVID-19 from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Food, Lodging, and Pools

Food safety, Environmental Health, Inspections

Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control

Lead, Radon, Bed Bugs

Healthy & Safe Children & Youth

Healthy Start, School-based Clinics, violence prevention

Healthy Living

Healthy eating, physical activity, smoke-free living

Healthy Sexuality

Teen pregnancy reduction, STI information, sex trafficking,
and commercial sexual exploitation 

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Report a public health emergency, flu prevention

Environmental Services

Air quality, odors, noise, water pollution, illegal dumping, chemical spills


Trends, statistics, presentations


Resources for health care professionals

Public Health Emergency

Visit the Minnesota Department of Health's website for more information on how to report a possible public health emergency.

If this is a life-threatening emergency call 911.

Report Foodborne Illness / Suspected Food Poisoning

Complaints regarding a suspected case of foodborne illness related to a Minneapolis restaurant should be filed with the Minnesota Department of Health at 877-366-3455.


Survey opportunity!

We’re updating the strategic plan for our department. During this process we’re collecting data (both internally and externally) to determine future priorities, strengthen our operations, and evaluate the focus of our energy and resources. We’d love to hear your feedback!

If you’d like to help, please take this quick survey to pick which health concerns you’d like us to prioritize.



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