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To apply for student internships, field experience and clinical placements in public health: First read our guidelines here to find out if you are eligible. If you are eligible, then you may apply online here.
Local data show success for at-risk families
Recently compiled Bloomington Public Health data from 2015 show significant success at promoting healthy childhood development for children enrolled in the Healthy Families America (HFA) evidence based home visiting program. HFA is designed for parents facing challenges, such as single parenthood, low income, childhood history of abuse and other adverse child experiences. Their challenges could also be current or previous issues related to substance abuse, mental health, and domestic violence. Read more about Healthy Families America service outcomes and how they help families and our community.
- National Public Health Week April 4-10: Public Health Division strives to create health equity in Bloomington
- April family health tip: Learn how to protect your family from lead poisoning.
- April senior health tip: Talk to your doctor about hearing loss if you have some of these common signs . . .
- Flu shots given through April at the Public Health Center: If you didn't get your flu shot yet, now is a good time! Get the days and times.
- Chemical health and safety resources, for your information—April 2016:
These reports keep track of our community's health and help us make plans for promoting, protecting and improving the health of people in our community.
Division of Public Health annual reports
VEAP Food Program Survey
Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) 2012-2015
- The Community Health Improvement Plan was developed through a joint effort of the cities of Bloomington, Edina, Minneapolis and Richfield and Hennepin County. The Plan includes a joint Community Health Assessment, vision and guiding principles, strategic health issues and goals, stakeholder engagement and planning, and additional resources and tools. Read the Community Health Improvement Plan.
Community Food Assessment for the Cities of Bloomington, Edina and Richfield
Community Health Assessment
2015 Population Profiles
2013-2014 Youth Health Updates
Minnesota Student Survey data for Bloomington, Edina and Richfield
2010-2011 Community Readiness Survey results
2006-2010 Maternal and Child Health Reports
- Minnesota Department of Health
- Centers for Disease Control
- American Public Health Association
- Public Health Law Center
- National Institutes of Health
- To report an emergency: Call 911.
- If you are ill: Contact your health care provider.
- If you are a physician reporting an infectious disease: Call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.
- Minnesota Department of Health Emergency Operations contact information