COVID-19 Information


Notice: All buildings are now open. Masks are still required for Public Health and when using Heartland Express Bus Services.

When doing business with Brown County, please call ahead for an appointment.  Many services can be done over the telephone.  Individual departments may have their own Covid-19 policies.

General Covid-19 Information

If you have any concerns or questions concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Please call the Minnesota Helpline: 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Crisis Text Line: If someone you know is in crisis, use Crisis Text Line by texting MN to 741741

Essential Services Hotline

Need assistance getting food, medicine, shelter, or transportation? Brown County Public Health and various partners are providing support to those who are unable to leave their home to get essential needs due to being in quarantine or in isolation related to COVID 19. This service is for those who do not have family, friends, or neighbors to help them. Essential services includes assistance with getting food, medicine, shelter, or transportation. Please call 507-233-6808 OR email essentialservices@co.brown.mn.us if you have an essential service need. This phone number and email is monitored Monday – Friday from 8-4:30pm. Any requests received after hours will be addressed the next business day.


Mental Health

  • South Central Mobile Crisis Services/Crisis Center (Horizon Homes) - 24 hour Crisis/Warm line 1-877-399-3040
  • NAMI HelpLine - M-F 10 AM – 6 PM   800-950-6264
  • MN Warmline - Who To Call Flyer- 877-404-3190  Monday – Saturday  5PM to 10 PM
  • Wellness in the Woods –  Facebook - 844-739-0369  (5PM to 9 AM)
  • Sioux Trails Mental Health Center - 24 Hr. Crisis Number:  800-247-2809
  • Minnesota Farm & Rural Helpline - 833-600-2670 x 1. Free, confidential, 24/7. This call center is located in Minnesota. Calls are answered by trained staff and volunteers. If you or someone you know is struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, or suicidal thoughts — call. Sometimes it’s easier to talk to somebody you don’t know.
  • Minnesota Rural Mental Health Specialists: Ted Matthews: 320-266-2390, Monica McConkey: 218-280-7785. Ted and Monica work with farmers throughout Minnesota. No cost; no paperwork. While you are welcome to contact either Monica or Ted, Monica generally serves the area north of Highway 12 (which runs from Ortonville through Willmar to the Twin Cities) and Ted generally serves the area south of Highway 12.

 

Upcoming Events

28 Oct 2021;
01:30PM - 06:00PM
Vaccination Clinic - New Ulm
02 Nov 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
02 Nov 2021;
03:00PM - 05:30PM
Vaccination Clinic Booster Only - New Ulm
03 Nov 2021;
03:00PM - 06:00PM
Vaccination Clinic Booster Only - Sleepy Eye Public Elementary
04 Nov 2021;
09:00AM -
Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Improvement of County Ditch 44 Preliminary Survey Report
04 Nov 2021;
01:30PM - 06:00PM
Vaccination Clinic - New Ulm
06 Nov 2021;
03:00PM - 06:00PM
Vaccination Clinic Booster Only - New Ulm Public High School
09 Nov 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Planning Commission Meeting
09 Nov 2021;
03:00PM - 05:30PM
Vaccination Clinic Booster Only - New Ulm
10 Nov 2021;
01:30PM - 06:00PM
Vaccination Clinic - New Ulm
11 Nov 2021;
12:00AM
Veteran's Day
11 Nov 2021;
01:30PM -
Closed - Vaccination Clinic - New Ulm
16 Nov 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
16 Nov 2021;
03:00PM - 05:30PM
Vaccination Clinic Booster Only - New Ulm
18 Nov 2021;
01:30PM - 06:00PM
Vaccination Clinic - New Ulm

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Contact

Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.

 

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