Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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Public Health Emergency Preparedness

To report a public health emergency, vist the Minnesota Department of Health Emergency Operations website.

Home Care Guide

The Minneapolis Department of Health has developed this guide to share information and suggestions about how to prepare and care for yourself and your family before, during and after an emergency. This guide helps explain how to care for a sick person at home and when to call for medical advice or assistance.

Home Care Guide - English (pdf)

Home Care Guide - Hmong (pdf)

Home Care Guide - Spanish (pdf)

Home Care Guide - Somali version in progress.

Family Emergency Planning

The Minneapolis Department of Health has this one-page aid to help your family be prepared for an incident or emergency. This aid provides possible suggestions about information you might want to include in a family disaster plan. It is not all inclusive and should be modified to suit your individual or family needs. Remember to keep your contact information up to date.

Family Emergency Plan - English (pdf)

Family Emergency Plan - Hmong (pdf)

Family Emergency Plan - Somali (pdf)

Family Emergency Plan - Spanish (pdf)

Last updated May 1, 2013