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Volunteers Needed

April 3, 2020

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 […]

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COVID Press Release – Lincoln County – March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) was notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a person from Lincoln County that tested positive for COVID-19.  This person is following all recommendations set by MDH and the Centers for Disease […]

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Community Partner Letter – COVID

March 18, 2020

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. […]

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COVID-19 Press Release

March 13, 2020

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS)Carol Biren, Public Health [email protected] March 13, 2020 Today Governor Tim Walz announced an Emergency Executive Order 20-01 Declaring a Peacetime Emergency and Coordinating Minnesota’s Strategy to Protect Minnesotans from COVID-19 (attached). Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is […]

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

March 6, 2020

Below are resources to be prepared for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Centers for Disease Control Minnesota Department of Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) factsheet   COVID-19: Coronavirus Disease: Prepare now to protect yourself, your family and your business Viruses Don’t […]

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COVID 19 Press Release – Lyon County – March 31, 2020

March 1, 2020

Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) was notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) of a person from Lyon County that tested positive for COVID-19.  This person is currently out of state and is following all recommendations set by […]

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January 2020 Years of Service

January 22, 2020

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on January 15, 2020. Commissioner Les Nath from Pipestone County presented the recipients their certificates. Pictured (L to R): Juanita Guetter, […]

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December 2019 Years of Service

December 23, 2019

The following individual was recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on December 18, 2019. Commissioner Mic VanDeVere from Lincoln County presented the recipient with her certificate. Pictured (L to R): Mic […]

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November 2019 Years of Service

November 25, 2019

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on November 20, 2019. Commissioner Jim Salfer from Redwood County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R): Cindy […]

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October 2019 Years of Service

October 31, 2019

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on October 16, 2019. Commissioner Dan Wildermuth from Pipestone County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R): Carol […]

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September 2019 Years of Service

September 25, 2019

The following individuals were recognized for their Years of Service at the Southwest Health and Human Services Board meeting on September 18, 2019. Commissioner Jim Jens from Murray County presented the recipients with their certificates. Pictured (L to R): Jim […]

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2019 Southwest Spirit Award Recipients

September 13, 2019

The Southwest Spirit award was established in 2016. The Southwest Spirit Award acknowledges staff members who have consistently demonstrated a sense of pride being a part of the Southwest community by supporting colleagues and clients.  In addition, they promote SWHHS […]

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