Public Health

Isanti County Public Health provides a diverse range of services as we carry out our mission to "to promote, protect and preserve the health and well-being of our community by working in partnership to empower residents to make healthy, safe choices. It is based on shared values that motivate and guide our actions!".

We do this through our goals to:

  • Prepare for, respond to, and assist communities in recovery from disasters.
  • Promote healthy communities and eliminate health disparities.
  • Assure quality and accessibility of health services.
  • Prevent the spread of infectious disease.
  • Make environments safe and healthy.
  • Assure a strong public health system.
  • Fulfill local, state, and federal mandates.


"Empowering our community to choose health and safety".


Our Mission is based on shared values that motivate and guide our actions.

  • Integrity We are honest, ethical and confidential in all we do.
  • Communication We practice timely and open communication inside and outside our organization. We verbalize, appreciate, and recognition.
  • Professionalism We encompass accountability, dependability and perform in the  most respectful  and efficient manner possible.
  • Compassion We serve our community objectively with a consciousness of the needs of others and willingness to assist.

Who should I contact?

  • If you are ill, call or see your health care provider.
  • To report an emergency, call 911.
  • If you are experiencing a mental health crisis text MN to 741741 or call (800) 273-8255.
  • If you are a physician calling to report an infectious disease, call (651) 201-5414 or (800) 676-5414.
  • If you suspect a food-related illness, call (877) 366-3455.
  • If you have unwanted medication you would like to dispose of please drop it off at our prescription drug drop box located at the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office new location:

Isanti County Sheriff's Office
2440 S Main St.
Cambridge, MN 55008

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Tony Buttacavoli, Director