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




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