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Health services close to home

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Bloomington Briefing Published May 31, 2023
Updated on May 31, 2023
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Did you know that Bloomington Public Health offers free or discounted services to eligible Bloomington, Edina and Richfield residents all year round? Some of the services offered include:

  • Follow Along Program: Safe, confidential assessment of growth and development of children through age three.
  • Breastfeeding and chestfeeding: Information and support.
  • Health screenings: Free blood pressure checks and low-cost tuberculin skin tests.
  • Immunizations and flu shots: For uninsured or underinsured individuals.
  • Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting program: Promotes healthy pregnancy, childhood development and parenting until a child’s second birthday.
  • Prenatal, postpartum and parenting: Education and support for health care, food concerns, connections to resources, parenting skills and more.
  • Older adult health: Health concerns assessments, connections to resources and more.
  • Sexual and reproductive health: Counseling, education and resource information to individuals and groups.
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program: Nutrition education, breast/chestfeeding support, and food benefits for eligible people who are pregnant, postpartum or have children up to five years of age.

For more information or to access services, visit or call 952-563-8900.