Disease Prevention & Control

Wright County promotes healthy behaviors in order to prevent the spread of infectious disease by:

  • Screening and referrals for diagnosis
  • Information, resources, and education on preventing the spread of infectious disease
  • Infant Hepatitis B prevention and case management 
  • Investigation and follow-up for certain reportable diseases
  • Childhood lead poisoning prevention and follow-up
  • Immunizations against Vaccine Preventable Diseases through our Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Program
  • Refugee Health offers facilitation of screening exam, education, and referral to resources
Tuberculosis virus
Ebola virus
Influenza virus
SARS CoV 2 virus


Wright County Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard will no longer be updated. We encourage anyone that is looking for data about COVID-19 to visit the Minnesota COVID-19 Dashboard.

      Quarantine Guidance

If You Are Sick or Test Positive, COVID-19

Close Contacts and Quarantine, COVID-19

Health Care Guidance

Free at-home COVID-19 tests now available - www.covidtests.gov 

Every home in the U.S. is now eligible to order four free at-home COVID-19 tests. Tests will typically ship within 7-12 days of ordering.

COVID-19 Vaccination

For COVID-19 related vaccination questions, please visit our Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Program page.

Influenza Season (October-May)

Follow these tips to stay healthy:

  • Avoid close contact with others who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Cover your mouth and nose.
  • Get your influenza vaccine.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Use proper hand hygiene.