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:

Understanding Heart Disease (PDF)

January is National Radon Action Month - Press Release (PDF)

Healthy Together Grant Program

E cigarettes - Be Informed! (PDF) -Links: CDC  - American Academy of Pediatrics

Falls and the Older Adult (PDF)

Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection (PDF)

NEW - 2015 Flu Vaccination Forms (Link)

Cold and Flu Season Are Right Around the Corner (PDF)

Public Health Advisory Committee

Back Row-Left to Right:  Lois Schieffert, Melissa Dallenbach,Bryan Sellner,Dr. Ellen Vancura, Sharon Pieschel, Dick Callanan

Front Row-Left to Right: Jim Lilleodden, Jim Berg, Barb Dietz, Rose Dobie, Ann Schoo

Not Pictured: Deb Bergstrand, Phil Schenk, Dr. Matt Lieser



New Hours

Brown County Hours will be changing on Monday, January 4th, 2016. (for most offices)

New Hours:  8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Tobacco Free Campus

As of Monday, January 4th, 2016 All Brown County Buildings and Campus are now tobacco free.  This includes cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and chewing tobacco.


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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