Minneapolis Health Department

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

Who we are

Minneapolis is a vibrant city with a diverse population of nearly 430,000 residents. We have wide-ranging opportunities for:

  • Physical activity
  • Social gathering
  • Rest and relaxation

We have many recreational and cultural offerings:

  • Festivals, parades, sporting events and special events
  • Parks, lakes, creeks, and the Mississippi river
  • Music, museums, art and theaters
  • Shopping, hotels, bars and restaurants

How we work

Our values provide the foundation for the work we do and how we work:

  • Together as a department
  • Within city government
  • With the community

Our values inspire and challenge us, setting forth the principles to which we hold ourselves accountable:

  • Invest in a healthier and more equitable community
  • Exercise leadership in public health
  • Practice continuous improvement
  • Protect from harm

Public Health Advisory Committee

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

Contact us

Minneapolis Health Department

Phone

612-673-2301

Address

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