Minneapolis Health Department

The Minneapolis Health Department provides a diverse range of services as it carries out its mission to improve the quality of life for all people in the city by protecting the environment, preventing disease and injury, promoting healthy behaviors, and creating a city that is a healthy place to live, work, and play.

Our jurisdiction includes Minneapolis residents, commuters, guests, and visitors.The Health Department is one of 10 charter departments established in the City Charter in 1869.

Notable Achievements


Keep up on the healthy news about Minneapolis residents and environments!

Follow us on Facebook Facebook Icon - Approved 2016, Twitter Twitter Logo - Blue -  JPG - 2016, and YouTube.

COMMISSIONERImage of Gretchen Musicant - Minneapolis Health Commissioner

Gretchen Musicant

Minneapolis Health Commissioner

Additional Information:


In addition to our local partners in the Local Public Health Association (LPHA), we work closely with state and federal partners including:Minnesota Deparmtent of Health Logo



mhd phab col

If you need this material in an alternative format please call Minneapolis Department of Health at (612) 673-2301 or email health@minneapolismn.gov. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may use a relay service to call 311 agents at (612) 673-3000. TTY users may call (612) 673-2157 or (612) 673-2626.

Attention: If you have any questions regarding this material please call Minneapolis Department of Health (612) 673-2301. Hmong - Ceeb toom. Yog koj xav tau kev pab txhais cov xov no rau koj dawb, hu (612) 673-2800; Spanish - Atencion. Si desea recibir asistencia gratuita para traducir esta informacion, llama (612) 673-2700; Somali - Ogow. Haddii aad dooneyso in lagaa kaalmeeyo tarjamadda macluumaadkani oo lacag la' aan wac (612) 673-3500.

Last updated Sep 13, 2016