Covid-19 Information

COVID-19 Vaccination in Brown County (PDF) - Specific ways to access vaccination in Brown County

COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule Information (Link)

Covid-19 Dashboard (Link)

Vaccine Connector - The Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where, and how to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Go to to sign up.
  • Minnesotans unable to sign up online can have family or friends help them sign up online, or call 833-431-2053 for assistance signing up over the phone.
  • Downloadable Flier (PDF)

County Board Meeting

Documents are updated the Thursday before a meeting.

County Commissioner Information

Advisory Committee

Public Health Advisory Committee

Citizens representing all areas of the county, who are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners, to advise, review, and recommend to the County Board, all programs, policies, budgets and staffing for the Public Health Department. Members of the Advisory Committee represent the citizens of their community or population groups, and serve as liaisons between Public Health and the communities.

Advisory Committee Members are key people in each community for citizens to contact and give feedback and suggestions for Public Health programs and services. All residents of the county are eligible to serve on the Advisory Committee, that meets regularly on the second Wednesday of every other month, from 12:30 - 2:00 PM, at the Public Health Offices in New Ulm. If interested, contact your community representative or your County Commissioner.

To become a Public Health Advisory Committee Member please contact the Public Health Director at 507-233-6820 or contact your County Commissioner for consideration.

Committee Members

  • Diane Evers, Sleepy Eye Citizen
  • Lindsey Beyer, Springfield Citizen
  • Dr. Daryn Collins, Medical Consultant
  • Linda Wallin, Comfrey Citizen
  • Vacant, New Ulm Citizen
  • Lisa Miller, Hanska Citizen
  • Sarah Van Meveren, New Ulm High School Student
  • Kate Pippert, Cathedral High School Student
  • Sheila Wurtberger, School Board Member – Sleepy Eye 
  • Dr. Matthew Lieser, Jail Health Medical Advisor
  • Nathanael Mayhew, Ministerial  
  • Tony Berg, County Commissioner
  • Annie Braun, Family Services Representative
  • Jennifer Taylor, RN
  • Sandy Sellner, RN

Contact Public Health

Director: Karen Moritz

Located at the Community Services Building in New Ulm

1117 Center Street
New Ulm, MN 56073

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

Reporting Foodborne Illness

Brown-Nicollet Environmental Health: (507) 934-7096
Minnesota State Hotline: (877) 366-3455

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Upcoming Events

19 Apr 2021;
09:00AM - 02:00PM
Local Board of Review: City of New Ulm
19 Apr 2021;
07:00PM - 09:00PM
Local Board of Review: City of Comfrey
20 Apr 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
20 Apr 2021;
09:15AM - 10:00AM
Public Hearing on the Petition for the Partial Abandonment & Removal of Property from CD 38
22 Apr 2021;
04:00PM - 05:40PM
Vaccination Clinic
23 Apr 2021;
03:00PM - 05:40PM
Vaccination Clinic
27 Apr 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
27 Apr 2021;
05:30PM - 09:00PM
Local Board of Review: City of Springfield
04 May 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting
05 May 2021;
11:00AM - 02:00PM
Fluorescent Bulb Collection
06 May 2021;
02:00PM - 04:30PM
Fluorescent Bulb Collection
11 May 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Planning Commission Meeting
18 May 2021;
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Brown County Commissioner Meeting



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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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