Minneapolis Health Department

We protect the environment, prevent disease and injury and promote healthy behaviors.

City Trees lottery

Enter for a chance to buy a $30 tree. The lottery is open Feb. 1 through March 31.

What we do

We seek to create a city that is a healthy place to live, work and play.

Our programs include: 

  • Community violence prevention and opioid response
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Energy efficiency and environmental sustainability
  • Food, lodging and pools
  • Healthy living and food security
  • Lead hazard control and healthy homes
  • Maternal and child heath and school-based clinics
nurse administering a shot to a patient

Our stories: A healthier community

Fighting the Flu: Minneapolis Firefighter Saving Lives in Father’s Memory

A Minneapolis firefighter who is following in his father’s footsteps is pushing for everyone to get their flu shot.

Mark DeLude tells the story of how he lost his dad, who was not vaccinated, from the illness. 

Public Health Advisory Committee

This group advises the City Council on issues that affect the health of residents.

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department




Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415