Law provides: The department is responsible for the development and maintenance of an organized system of programs to protect, maintain, and improve the health of the citizens. (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 144)
Commissioner: Dianne Mandernach Appointed: 2003 Salary: $108,400
625 Robert St. N., Suite C500, St. Paul 55155(651)201-5000Web site: www.health.state.mn.us
Function: The department identifies public health problems through collection and analysis of health data; provides services to prevent and control infectious and chronic disease; promotes healthy behaviors; establishes and enforces standards for health care facilities and for environmental health hazards; monitors the state’s health care delivery system; provides technical assistance for health care facilities and professionals; administers the office of health facilities complaints; disseminates public health information; coordinates, integrates and evaluates local, state, and federal programs and services affecting the public’s health; and advises the governor and the legislature on matters affecting public health.
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