Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

The Office of Rural Health and Primary Care promotes access to quality health care for all Minnesotans.

We work as partners with policymakers, providers, and rural and underserved urban communities to ensure a continuum of core health services throughout the state.

Rural Health Podcasts

Download them on our MN Rural Health Conference website for free.

Rural Health Week Podcasts


2021 Minnesota Rural Health Conference

We are planning a virtual rural health conference for 2021! Please check the conference website for information about the conference as it unfolds.

2020 MN Rural Health Conference logo


COVID–19 Health Care Response Grants

In March 2020, the Minnesota Legislature approved $200 million for COVID-19 response funding to support costs related to planning for, preparing for, or responding to the COVID–19 outbreak. Grants are now in their reporting phase. Contact with your questions.

Up–to–date COVID–19 guidance for all Minnesotans can be found on the Minnesota Department of Health’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19)


Updated Thursday, 07-Jan-2021 14:14:44 CST