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Modern Isanti County continues to grow, with a 25% population increase in the last 10 years to a current estimated population of almost 40,000 people.

Community Services


Includes health prevention and interventions to address nutrition, tobacco use, alcohol and other drugs, risky behaviors, safe communities, emergency preparedness, and environmental health.

*Emails will be responded to during regular business hours Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except on holidays or if a program lists different hours.

Child Passenger Safety

In Minnesota, three out of four child seats are used incorrectly and many parents aren't aware of the restraint steps a child should progress through as they age and grow.  A vehicle is the most dangerous place for children, and crashes are the leading killer of children under age 14.

East Central Breastfeeding Coalition

We are a collaboration of partners in Public Health; Women, Infant, and Children programs; local healthcare; and pregnancy resource centers.  We provide resources in Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Pine, and Chisago counties.

Emergency Preparedness

We prepare, plan, educate, train, drill staff, partner agencies, and the public to respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.  We provide guidance to healthcare partners as they build capacity and develop plans and protocols for responding to health threats.  In addition, we work with other responder agencies to ensure that Isanti County is prepared to respond swiftly and effectively to significant health threats.  If you are interested in assisting Public Health and/or healthcare preparedness or during times of emergencies, please register as a volunteer click here MN Responds Medical Reserve Corps.  If you have questions regarding emergency preparedness, contact (763) 689-8282 or Email.

Environmental Health

Isanti County Public Health helps protect you from environmental health hazards in the home, workplace, and community.  Services offered include:  Public Health nuisance investigations, radon test kits, well water test kits, consultations, and referrals.

Partners in Healthy Living

PIHL is a four-county collaborative of Isanti, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, and Pine counties.  PIHL uses science-based strategies that are both effective and long-term.  We are working with the schools, healthcare, community, and work sites to reduce obesity and tobacco usage.

“Supported by the Statewide Health
Improvement Partnership, 

Minnesota Department of Health.”

 

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Tobacco-Free Communities & Youth

Public Health provides comprehensive education, information, and regulation in regards to tobacco.