Local Public Health Act & Annual Reporting - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Local Public Health Act, Grant, & Annual Reporting

Local Public Health Act: The Local Public Health Act outlines the shared public health responsibilities of the state and local governments in Minnesota and establishes accountability for funding on statewide initiatives, provides guidelines for assessment and planning, requires documented progress toward the achievement of statewide goals, and assigns oversight of the statewide system to the commissioner of health.

Local Public Health Grant: The Local Public Health Grant provides funding to community health boards and tribal governments in Minnesota.

Annual Reporting: Each year, Minnesota community health boards report data on programs, activities, and resources, to help monitor the health of the state-local public health partnership. Annual reporting includes reporting on finance, staffing, performance measures, and the Title V MCH Block Grant.

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