Quality of Life Survey Now Open

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) is conducting a Quality of Life Community Health Survey.  The information gathered in the survey will inform a community wide partnership focused on prioritize health issues and disparities, identify resources, and take action for all those that live, learn, work, and play in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Rock, Pipestone and Redwood […]

October 2018 Years of Service

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on October 17, 2018.  Board Member Commissioner Gerald Magnus from Murray County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R):                              […]

Rescheduling SWHHS Board Meeting on 11/21/2018

Due to conflict with the Southern Prairie Community Care (SPCC) Board on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, Southwest Health and Human Services Board Meeting will now take place on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 9 a.m. in Marshall.  The Board meeting will take place in rooms SW#1 and #2. 

September Years of Service Recipients

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on September 19, 2018.  Board Member Commissioner Lori Gunnick from Murray County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R):                                                                                                                           Holly Louwagie, 5 years, Marshall Connie Einck, 5 years, Marshall Commissioner Gunnick, Murray County […]

August 2018 Years of Service Recipients

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on August 15, 2018.  Board Member Commissioner James Jens from Murray County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R):                              […]

July 2018 Years of Service Recipients

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on July 18, 2018.  Board Member Commissioner Jim Salfer from Redwood County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R):                              […]

Additional Flood Resources

Additional resources for flood clean-up: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)   https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-09/documents/floods.pdf If you had more than a couple of inches of water in your home, the best way to clean up is by making sure you get the humidity out of your house with a dehumidifier and have fans going to dry the water. Mold […]

Sewage Clean-up during Floods

The Minnesota Department of Health has excellent resources for homeowners dealing with sewage clean-up during a flood event.  http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/emergency/natural/floods/sewage/sewage.html Sewage During Flood MDH

Important Reminder during Flood Warnings

June 2018 Years of Service Recipients

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on June 20, 2018.  Board Member Commissioner Greg Burger from Rock County presented the recipients with their certificates.               Pictured (L to R):      Shelly Schrunk, 20 YOS, Marshall Commissioner […]