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In January of 2015, with the launch of Horizon Public Health, local policy makers affirmed their commitment to assuring a strong public health system in our communities through the development and implementation of Horizon Public Health, an integrated 5-county Public Health Department that now serves residents of the counties of Douglas, Grant, Pope, Stevens and Traverse.

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Programs and Services

Striving to promote and protect the health of all citizens, Horizon Public Health offers a wide variety of programs and services designed to enhance the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities in our 5-county service area.

Programs and Services
Horizon County Map Grant County Office
Grant County
10 First Street NW
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
218-685-8295
Traverse County Office
Traverse County
202 8th St N
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-422-7806
Douglas County Office
Horizons Main Office
809 Elm Street, Suite 1200
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-763-6018
Stevens County Office
Stevens County
10 East Hwy 28
Morris, MN 56267
320-208-6670
Pope County Office
Pope County
211 East Minnesota Ave
Glenwood, MN 56334
320-634-7822

County Office Information

Horizons Main Office
809 Elm Street, Suite 1200
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-763-6018
Traverse County
202 8th St N
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-422-7806
Grant County
10 First Street NW
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
218-685-8295
Stevens County
10 East Hwy 28
Morris, MN 56267
320-208-6670
Pope County
211 East Minnesota Ave
Glenwood, MN 56334
320-634-7822

September is National Preparedness Month

Being prepared by having supplies organized and ready to go (or stay-in the case of sheltering in place) is very important to your family’s safety and well-being. Visit www.ready.gov or www.do1thing for good, reliable, preparedness information. Being able to communicate during a disaster or emergency is vital. Here are some communication tips you can put in place. Keep your contacts updated across all of your channels, including phone, email and social media. This will make it easy to reach out to the right people quickly to get information and supply updates. Consider creating a group list serve of your top contacts.

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What is Public Health?

Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. While a doctor treats people who are sick, those of us working in public health try to prevent people from getting sick orinjured in the first place. We also promote wellness by encouraging healthy behaviors.

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Best Kept Secret

Many have said that the work of Public Health in the community is the “best kept secret” intown. So while we go about our daily work, often in ways you might not see, Horizon Public Health would like to uncover for you a little about where you might meet up with us in the community.

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