Last Updated: 10/02/2023
Community Health Division: About us
Community Health is a division within the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). We are working to achieve MDH's vision of all communities thriving.
At a glance
Our centers and offices
- The Center for Health Statistics collects, analyzes, and shares data to better understand health issues and inform public health policy decisions in Minnesota.
- The Center for Public Health Practice ensures that Minnesota’s state, local and tribal public health system is strong, coordinated and equipped to carry out public health responsibilities.
- The Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives supports all Minnesotans in leading healthier lives, raising healthier families and building healthier communities by preventing chronic disease well before it starts. This office includes the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP).