Freeborn County Health Department in Albert Lea Minnesota

Address and phone number for Freeborn County Health Department, a Health Department, at South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea MN.

Freeborn County Health Department
411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 56007
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Freeborn County Health Department

The Freeborn County Health Department, located in Albert Lea, MN, monitors public health risks, coordinates Albert Lea agencies responding to public health threats, and enforces Minnesota public health standards. As a Department of Public Health (DPH), the department works to prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, and ensure a clean water supply. The Health Department also provides access to Freeborn County public records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Albert Lea public health records
  • Albert Lea restaurant inspection reports and grades
  • How to find Albert Lea vital records
  • Minnesota health codes and health code violations
  • Albert Lea drinking water reports
Albert Lea Disease Surveillance

The Freeborn County Health Department tracks infectious diseases in Albert Lea to prevent and contain outbreaks. The Health Department also offers immunization clinics and resources to prevent infectious diseases like measles, flu, and pneumonia. In Minnesota, Health Departments work together to inform the public about diseases and track infectious disease outbreaks. The department provides information on current outbreaks, the number of reported cases or hospitalizations, and educational resources on prevention.

Public Health Education

The Health Department also provides public health education resources for Albert Lea residents. As a public health resource, Freeborn County Health Department educates the public on Freeborn County health concerns, which include chronic diseases, food borne illnesses, and injury prevention. The Health Department also provides information about hazardous household materials, environmental health, and healthy behaviors. They offer clinical services, including flu shot or immunization clinics, blood pressure screenings, and nutritional resources.

Find Albert Lea Vital Records

The Health Department in Albert Lea manages public records, including birth records and death records. These include birth certificates for people born in Albert Lea and death certificates for people who passed away in Albert Lea. The office also provides Freeborn County vital statistics, which the public can search for vital record information.

Enforcing Minnesota Health Codes

The Minnesota Health Department sets standards and reporting requirements through its health codes. In Albert Lea, the Freeborn County Health Department enforces the health code by carrying out inspections, issuing licenses, and monitoring public health. In Freeborn County, local Health Departments work together to monitor public health and verify that Minnesota health codes are followed.

Albert Lea Restaurant Inspections

In Albert Lea, the Health Department runs a food safety program to ensure Albert Lea restaurants and food service establishments follow health regulations. The Health Department also conducts regular inspections and rates restaurants according to the food safety rating system. Albert Lea residents can look up food safety ratings, check for health code violations, and look up complaints through the Freeborn County Health Department.

Drinking Water Testing

The Health Department inspects and tests Albert Lea drinking water, including wells and septic systems. These inspections look for bacteria, harmful chemicals, and compounds that affect water systems. The department also issues permits for wells and septic systems.

Contact the Freeborn County Health Department

You may contact the Freeborn County Health Department by calling 507-377-5660, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Freeborn County Health Department, 411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 56007.

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