Mower County Health and Human Services administers and implements County, State, and Federal laws, regulations, mandates and ordinances involving the promotion of healthy communities as well as prevention, early intervention, protection and self-sufficiency for children, families and adults. The department is responsible for determining and addressing local public health needs as well as priorities, administration of all forms of public assistance, child support collection and enforcement, employment and training initiatives, child and adult protection and community social services for the developmentally disabled, elderly, mentally ill and chemical dependent.

Our Mission: Protecting and Promoting Community Health, Self-Sufficiency and Well-Being through Prevention Efforts, Early Intervention and Provision of Services.
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   Office Numbers     
Receptionist: (507) 437-9700  
Child Support: (507) 437-9715  
WIC: (507) 437-9799  
Fax: (507) 437-9721  
Public Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm  
   Management Contacts     
Lisa Kocer Director of Health and Human Services  
Christine Swatfager Assistant Director of Health & Human Services    
Jodi Krueger Child Support Supervisor  
Pam Kellogg-Marmsoler Community Health Supervisor  
Todd Lysne Financial Assistance Supervisor  
Diana Moon Office Services Supervisor  
Lindsay Brekke Social Service Supervisor – Adult/Child/Family  
Emily Miller Social Service Supervisor - Waiver  
   Other Numbers     
Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center  844-880-1574 Toll Free 24/7  
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Program Information, Services, Forms & Brochures (opens to new page)

Child Care Licensing & Forms
Child Care Fund Plan 2016-2017
Child Care Fund Plan 2016-2017 Attachments
Civil Rights Plan 2011
      Civil Rights Complaint Form: Discrimination in Service Delivery
      Civil Rights in Human Services:  What you should know about fair treatment in service delivery
      Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedure
Chemical Dependency (CD) Assessment Provider Information
Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan
Dental Care Resources
Disability Linkage Line (Online access to statewide community resources)
Eligibility and Fee Policy
Guardianship/Conservatorship Forms & Information  
Health Care Access Plan 2013-2014
Limited English Proficiency Plan
MFIP Biennial Service Agreement 2014-2015
MNSure
Public Health Annual Program Narratives Newsletter 2013
Public Health Preparedness Coordination of local, state and national planning and preparation to act in the event of a bioterrorism or other public health threat.  
Senior LinkAge Line
Senior Resource Directory (updated 4/2015)
Condado Mower Directorio De Recursos Para Personas Mayores
Social Services Block Grant Annual Report 2015
Vulnerable Children and Adults Act 2012-2013



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Public Health Calendar of Events

Family Planning Community Clinic
1st Tuesday of each month from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call (507) 437-9701 during regular business hours.

Public Immunization Clinic
1st Thursday of each month from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Cost is $21.00 per dose. No appointment needed.

Blood Pressure Clinic - Mower County Community Health
Pickett Place (Austin) - 1st Monday of each month from 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Twin Towers (Austin) - 1st Monday of each month from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Mower County Senior Center - 2nd, 4th, and 5th Monday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

WIC Clinics
Austin Location 507-437-9799
Public Health Department - Monday and Tuesday 8:00 AM - Noon, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Wednesday 8:00 AM - Noon

Car Seat Fitting Clinics
4th Thursday of each month by appointment only. Please call Mower County Public Health at (507) 437-9701 to schedule an appointment.

Children's Dental Health Services
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Please call (507) 529-0436 to schedule an appointment.

TB Skin Testing (Mantoux) Clinics
By appointment only. Cost is $30 per test.


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Health & Human Services
201 1st Street NE, Suite 18
Austin, MN  55912

(507) 437-9701  
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