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.
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.
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 COVIDgrantinfo.MDH@state.mn.us 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)