Otter Tail County Health Department in Fergus Falls Minnesota

Address and phone number for Otter Tail County Health Department, a Health Department, at West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls MN.


Name
Otter Tail County Health Department
Address
560 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537
Phone
218-998-8120
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Otter Tail County Health Department

The Otter Tail County Health Department, located in Fergus Falls, MN, monitors public health risks, coordinates Fergus Falls 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 Otter Tail County public records.

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

The Otter Tail County Health Department tracks infectious diseases in Fergus Falls 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 Fergus Falls residents. As a public health resource, Otter Tail County Health Department educates the public on Otter Tail 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 Fergus Falls Vital Records

The Health Department in Fergus Falls manages public records, including birth records and death records. These include birth certificates for people born in Fergus Falls and death certificates for people who passed away in Fergus Falls. The office also provides Otter Tail 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 Fergus Falls, the Otter Tail County Health Department enforces the health code by carrying out inspections, issuing licenses, and monitoring public health. In Otter Tail County, local Health Departments work together to monitor public health and verify that Minnesota health codes are followed.

Fergus Falls Restaurant Inspections

In Fergus Falls, the Health Department runs a food safety program to ensure Fergus Falls 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. Fergus Falls residents can look up food safety ratings, check for health code violations, and look up complaints through the Otter Tail County Health Department.

Drinking Water Testing

The Health Department inspects and tests Fergus Falls 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 Otter Tail County Health Department

You may contact the Otter Tail County Health Department by calling 218-998-8120, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Otter Tail County Health Department, 560 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537.


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