Healthy Minnesota Partnership Publications

The Healthy Minnesota Partnership brings community partners and the Minnesota Department of Health together to improve the health and quality of life for individuals, families, and communities in Minnesota.

The Healthy Minnesota Partnership has been charged with developing a statewide health improvement plan around strategic initiatives that ensure the opportunity for healthy living for all Minnesotans, and that engages multiple sectors and communities across the state to implement the plan.

Healthy Minnesota 2020 Update: 2014 Annual Report of the Healthy Minnesota Partnership (PDF)

December 2014
Healthy Minnesota Partnership

In 2014, the Healthy Minnesota Partnership continued to implement the Healthy Minnesota 2020 Framework with activities including:

  • Development of performance measures to monitor progress on Partnership activities.
  • Identification of minimum wage as a "strategic opportunity" to increase the opportunity of people in Minnesota to be healthy.
  • Development of narrative frames and messaging on income and health to advance a health in all policies approach to this strategic opportunity Formation of "mini-partnerships" among the Partnership members and others to take action on the strategic opportunities.
  • An annual review of the key conditions for health and chronic disease and injury indicators.
  • Participation in the development of a report on health equity by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Healthy Minnesota 2020 Update: 2013 Annual Report (PDF)

December 2013
Healthy Minnesota Partnership

In 2013, the Healthy Minnesota Partnership began the work of implementing the Healthy Minnesota 2020 framework with activities that included the following:

  • A subgroup to promote and advocate that the opportunity to be healthy is incorporated and promoted in public and private policies
  • Partnership discussions, held with a variety of sectors, to bring attention to public health issues, monitor progress on statewide efforts, and promote efforts toward the Healthy Minnesota 2020 themes
  • An annual review of key indicators

Healthy Minnesota 2020: Statewide Health Improvement Framework (PDF)

December 2012
Healthy Minnesota Partnership

Healthy Minnesota 2020 is a framework for creating and improving health throughout the state of Minnesota, based on the statewide health assessment, The Health of Minnesota, and adopted by the Healthy Minnesota Partnership on July 30, 2012.

Healthy Minnesota 2020: Chronic Disease and Injury Plan (PDF)

September 2012
MDH Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division
MDH Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives

Healthy Minnesota 2020: Chronic Disease and Injury Plan is a companion document to Healthy Minnesota 2020: Statewide Health Improvement Framework. Though public health has made great strides fighting infectious and communicable disease, chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer have emerged as some of the greatest threats to the health and well-being of Minnesotans. In 2010, chronic diseases accounted for the seven leading causes of death in Minnesota. These diseases are the cause of a great deal of suffering, shorten life, and are costly in terms of medical care and lost economic opportunities.

The Health of Minnesota: Statewide Health Assessment

The Health of Minnesota: Part One
April 2012
Healthy Minnesota Partnership

The Health of Minnesota: Part Two
May 2012
Healthy Minnesota Partnership

The Health of Minnesota: Figures and Sources
December 2012
Healthy Minnesota Partnership