wabasha county public health

Counties announce COVID-19 hotlines

Apr 1, 2020
On Monday, March 30, Goodhue County Health and Human Services and Wabasha County Public Health opened local COVID-19 hotlines. “The hotline is for residents or the general public looking for information regarding COVID-19,” Wabasha County Public Health said in a news release. The Wabasha County...

Fifth and sixth COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wabasha County

Mar 30, 2020
Wabasha County Public Health was notified on March 29, 2020 by the Minnesota Department of Health regarding a fifth and sixth lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wabasha County. Limited information indicates the confirmed cases are linked to community spread. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)...

Wabasha County reports first confirmed case of COVID-19

Mar 25, 2020
Wabasha County Public Health was notified late on March 20 by the Minnesota Department of Health of a lab confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wabasha County. Limited information indicates the confirmed case is linked to recent international travel and was seen on an outpatient basis. Minnesota...

Fiedler: We can care for others while protecting the fragile

Mar 25, 2020
Editor’s note: The following column originated as a Facebook post. It has been edited slightly. Social distancing is not something that public health officials are asking you to do because we want you to stop having fun, or to stop being neighborly. We are asking you to do social distancing...

Public Health: Ticks are back in season

May 8, 2019
Welcome to the start of tick season. May is Lyme Disease awareness month in the United States. Wabasha County Public Health is issuing a reminder that everyone be “tick aware and tick alert,” especially as the days get longer. Ticks are more active from spring through July. Each year...

County health and human services workers appreciated

Dec 13, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Dec. 12 as County, City, Tribal, and State Health And Human Services Worker Day. Wabasha County has issued a news release to “thank each and every one of our Health and Human Services Staff for their dedication, hard work, and strong commitment to providing...

What is Towards Zero Deaths?

Nov 14, 2018
When you work in Public Safety it is important to be realistic. There are some things no one can control that cause people to get hurt or killed. Which is why “Towards Zero Deaths” (TZD) may seem like a unrealistic name for a traffic safety program. But the truth is, so much of the tragedy on our...

Car seat info session is Sept. 22 in Wabasha

Sep 21, 2017
As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, Wabasha County Public Health is offering an informational session for anyone who wants to learn about car seat safety. The session begins at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at Wabasha County Public Health, 411 Hiawatha Drive East, in Wabasha. Pre-registration is...

Seat belt enforcement campaign runs through Memorial Day

May 24, 2017
With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend and the anticipation of warmer weather, road trips, barbeques and fun at the lake, public safety officials are reminding drivers and passengers on Minnesota roadways to buckle up. Motorists who are not buckled increase their odds of being injured by six-...

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