Carver County Public Health

A new Minnesota law that changes immunization requirements for students entering Grade 7 goes into effect Sept. 1, 2014. The updated requirements make Minnesota’s immunizations law in-line with current national recommendations and practices. The new school immunization law requires all students entering Grade 7 to receive a single dose of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and [...]

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Carver County Public Health is seeking community input. Visit the Carver County website to take a short survey that allows respondents to rank what they believe are the top ten health issues in Carver County. Every five years, local public health departments in Minnesota work with partners to identify health issues facing their communities. This [...]

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Women, partners, friends, and families interested in learning more about healthy pregnancies, babies and families are invited to a Community Baby Shower hosted by Carver County Public Health. The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Chaska Community Center, 1661 Park Ridge Drive in Chaska. Offered [...]

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The flu (influenza) is one of the most common respiratory illnesses in the United States, and this flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst the State has seen in years. The severity of the flu can vary from mild to severe. When severe, flu complications can lead to hospitalization and sometimes [...]

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