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:

Vitamin D - Are You Getting Enpough (PDF)

January is National Radon Awareness Month (PDF)

Flu Vaccine Available (PDF)

Diabetes Prevention (PDF)

Fall = Flu Shot Time (PDF)

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace (PDF)

Be Summer Sunscreen Smart (PDF)

Playing it Safe at the Playground (PDF)

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

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

Public Health Advisory Committee

  • Lois Schieffert, Sleepy Eye Citizen
  • Sharon Pieschel, Springfield Citizen
  • Dr. Daryn Collins, Medical Consultant
  • Linda Wallin, Comfrey Citizen
  • Phil Schenk, New Ulm Citizen
  • Jim Lilleodden, Hanska Citizen
  • Abbey Frauenholtz, New Ulm High School Student
  • Truman Pippert, Cathedral High School Student
  • Bryan Sellner, School Board Member – Sleepy Eye 
  • Dr. Matthew Lieser, Jail Health Medical Advisor
  • Deb Bergstrand, Ministerial  
  • Tony Berg, County Commissioner
  • Barb Dietz, Family Services Representative
  • Jennifer Taylor, RN
  • Sandy Sellner, RN



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


Resize Page

Copyright Brown County 2015:   Brown County maintains this web site to enhance public access to County information. This is a service that is continually under development and we will make every effort to keep this site current. Neither Brown County nor any of its employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on this web site and should not be deemed reliable for legal purposes. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this site, contact the Brown County Webmaster