The work of LifeCare Public Health revolves around the National Public Health Theme, “Prevent, Promote, Protect.” LifeCare Public Health promotes and protects the health of our community through education, prevention and advocacy. We collaborate with many organizations throughout Roseau county to accomplish our goals. Below is a list of the 6 main topics your public health department will focus on.
Click on each of these topics to find out more information on our public health activities.
Public Health assures that there is an adequate local Public Health Infrastructure. They participate in a community health assessment and activity planning every 5 years.
LifeCare Public Health has many programs which promote healthy communities and healthy behaviors. These programs are supported through LifeCare Medical Center in addition to federal, state, and county funds.
LifeCare Public Health is very involved with Federal and State programs that promote prevent and the spread of infectious disease.
Public Health is a resource and provides education on how to protect against environmental hazards.
We assist with preparation for and response to disasters and assist communities in recovery.
Collaborative effort with community agencies to address potential county-wide natural or manmade disasters and disease outbreaks.
LifeCare Public Health is a member of the Health Alert Network (HAN) which provides a method of fast, efficient and reliable communication between the CDC, MDH and local public health.
We want to assure that there is quality and accessible health services available to our county.