Brown County Of Minnesota

Commitment to Excellence through Leadership, Teamwork, and Education

Public Health Department


Welcome to Brown County Public Health!

Mission Statement:

Public Health promotes health, safety, & well-being and prevents disease & injury during all ages and stages of life for ALL persons in Brown County.

Funding for Public Health programs comes from grants, fees for services, contracts, and county tax dollars.

No one is refused services for inability to pay!
Sliding fees scales, based on family size and income, are available for all services that have fees


Call Brown County Public Health, 233-6820, or toll free
1-888–359-2809, for more information or to make an appointment.

Community Reports:

Current Public Health News and Alerts:

Be Summer Sunscreen Smart (PDF)

Playing it Safe at the Playground (PDF)

Measle's Outbreak Information

Exercise: It Does a Body (and Mind) Good! (PDF)

Sipping, Snacking, and Tooth Decay.. .Oh My! (PDF)

Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards (PDF)

Good news for babies! More Minnesota Moms are Breastfeeding (PDF)

Safe Routes - New Ulm Safe Biking Routes and Walking Routes (Link)

Public Health Advisory Committee

Back Row-Left to Right: Melissa Dallenbach, Jim Berg, Jim Lilleodden, Deb Bergstrand, Sharon Pieschel, Phil Schenk.

Front Row-Left to Right: Truman Pippert, Rose Dobie, Barb Dietz, Lois Schieffert, Dick Callanan

Not Pictured: Dr Matthew Lieser, Dr Ellen Vancura and Bryan Sellner



Contact Public Health

Located at the Community Services Building in New Ulm

1117 Center Street
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6820
1 (888) 359-2809
Fax: (507) 233-6819

Email Public Health


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