COVID-19 Press Release – Murray County – April 6, 2020

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) was notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a person from Murray County that tested positive for COVID-19. This person is following all recommendations set by MDH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State and local public health work together to support persons and […]

COVID-19 Press Release – Redwood County – April 6, 2020

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) was notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a person from Redwood County that tested positive for COVID-19. This person is following all recommendations set by MDH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State and local public health work together to support persons and […]

COVID-19 Press Release – Pipestone County -April 5, 2020

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) was notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a person from Pipestone County that tested positive for COVID-19. This person is following all recommendations set by MDH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). State and local public health work together to support persons and […]

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed Minnesota Responds: Is a partnership that integrates local, regional, and statewide volunteer programs to assist our Public Health and healthcare systems during a disaster/emergency.  Local MN Responds Volunteer Coordinators mobilize health and “non-health” volunteers to respond to emergencies within the community.  Major emergencies can overwhelm the capabilities of hospitals and clinics. Volunteers during […]

Community Partner Letter – COVID

To our community partners, We are writing with an update regarding COVID-19 and the ongoing health situation in our community. Right now, we are experiencing a Public Health Infectious Disease Emergency not only in Minnesota, but all over the world. We want to ensure the health and safety for not only our staff, but everyone […]

Public Comment period open for an amendment to the Elderly Waiver plan

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) requests public comments on a proposed amendment to Minnesota’s Elderly Waiver Plan (PDF) before submitting the amendment to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services (CMS) for approval. For information on how to access the full versions of Minnesota’s approved waiver plans, see Community Based Services Manual (CBSM) […]

Clean-Up Resource from MDH

Another resource from the Minnesota Department of Health regarding basic clean-up tips after a flood.  cleaningup

Flood Resources for Home Owners

Please see attached flood resources for home owners. disinfection well basichomereentry floodedwellstip basichealthsafety

MDH Flood Resources

With recent flooding in the region, we remind the public to check out the Minnesota Department of Health’s website for additional information on flood resources.  www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/emergency/natural/floods/index.html  

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