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Wright County Public Health

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Wright County Public Health has been protecting, maintaining, and improving the health of CouPublic Health Logo.jpgnty residents since 1951. Public Health provides a broad range of health services to individuals, families and communities to prevent illness and disease.  FAQ 

If you are ill, see your health care provider. To report an emergency, call 911. If you are a physician calling to report an infectious disease, please call 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.

Wright County Public Health is implementing a new way of handling all community event and health fair requests from local organizations. If you would like Wright County Public Health to attend your event, please click on the link below and follow the instructions. We look forward to working with you.

Community Event Request Form
Radon Test Kit Order Form

Services include:

Environmental Health

Public Health Nuisances

Minnesota statutes state that a public health nuisance is 'any activity or failure to act that adversely affects the public's health'. Wright County Public Health is available to answer questions, provide resources, investigates all complaints and takes appropriate action to remove the nuisance, when necessary.

Wright County Public Health Nuisance Ordinance

To lodge a complaint, call our office at 763-682-7909.

Radon

Radon Education/Test Kits
Radon Test Kit Order Form

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Community Outreach

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Child Car Seat Safety Checks

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 75 percent of children are riding in car safety seats that are not properly installed or do not fit correctly.

Child Car Seat Safety Checks are available at:

  • Wright County Public Health, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo, MN 55313-1736.  Checks are by appointment only.
  • WOW Van (Wellness on Wheels) by appointment only at most sites.
    A $10 inspection fee per car will be charged based on income eligibility. Free inspections are available to those who qualify. To schedule an appointment, call 763-682-7717, or 1-800-362-3667, ext. 7717.

Alcohol Sales Training
C.A.R.S. (Children and Restraint Systems)

Alcohol Sales Training
Please register by calling Terri Burkhart at 763-682-7516 or e-mail Terri.Burkhart@co.wright.mn.us. If you are not familiar with the training location, please ask for directions and plan extra travel time. The cost is $10.00 per person. Class fees are non-refundable unless you reschedule. A minimum of 10 participants need to be registered in order to hold class. Class will be canceled one week prior to class if the minimum is not met. No admittance after class has started.

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05/19/20146 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wright County Human Services Center, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo127
06/05/20142 p.m. to 4 p.m.Wright County Human Services Center, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo127

C.A.R.S. (Children and Restraint Systems)
To make sure there is available space in each class, you must pre-register by calling Terri Burkhart at 763-682-7516 or 1-800-362-3667, ext. 7516, or e-mail Terri.Burkhart@co.wright.mn.us. Class fee is $15 for Wright County Child Care/Foster Care providers, $20 for providers outside of Wright County, and $20 for Law Enforcement personnel. Pay fee prior to class by calling Terri Burkhart at 763-682-7516 or 1-800-362-3667, ext. 7516. Class fees are non-refundable unless you reschedule. A minimum of ten participants need to be registered in order to hold class. Class will be canceled one week prior to class if the minimum is not met. No admittance after class has started. Note: These trainings are approved on the MNCPD Registry.

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05/14/20141 p.m. to 4 p.m.Wright County Human Services Center, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo127
07/23/20141 p.m. to 4 p.m.Wright County Human Services Center, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo127
09/10/20145 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wright County Human Services Center, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo127
11/12/20145 p.m. to 8 p.m.Wright County Human Services Center, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo127

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For the latest Wright County Health statistics go to
www.lmic.state.mn.us/datanetweb/health.html (click on Health Profiles)
For additional health information from the Minnesota Department of Health go to http://www.health.state.mn.us/

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