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: 2013 Annual Report

December 2013
Healthy Minnesota Partnership
PDF: 594KB / 18 pages

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

December 2012
Healthy Minnesota Partnership
PDF: 1.07MB / 31 pages

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

September 2012
MDH Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division
MDH Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives
PDF: 1.69MB / 28 pages

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