Public Health & Human Services

Carlton County Public Health & Human Services

The mission of the Carlton County Public Health and Human Services is to promote the health, safety, dignity, and self-sufficiency of individuals, families, and communities.

In fulfilling this mission, the agency and staff hold the following belief:

  • The health and the safety of our communities are vital to the entire population of Carlton County.
  • The individual and the family represent the foundation of the community.
  • Preserving families and the rights to self-determination are primary values.

                                  Carlton County

Carlton County is located in Northeastern Minnesota and our Public Health and Human Services programs serve a rural county of nearly 34,000 residents. Carlton County Public Health and Human Services operates offices in Cloquet and Moose Lake.

Need an Immunization Record?

The Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) is a statewide immunization information system that stores electronic immunization records (including Covid-19).  You can follow the link to request an immunization record.  

Minnesota Immunization Information Connection

Another resource now available to access your immunization record is the "Docket" App. It is supported by the Minnesota Department of Health and can be downloaded on the AppStore or Google Play. Find more information on Docket's website:

Mental Health Resources for Veterans

Make the Connection Website

Pharmacies in Carlton County dispensed the second-highest rate of naloxone in state

Duluth News Tribune Article 9-5-2019

Foster Care Kids

Foster Care in Carlton County 

Foster kids are our kids

Child Support Staff Build Relationships, Engage Communities to Improve Services

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in Minnesota and throughout the United States. Find help and support if you are in distress, or for others you are worried about.

Simply call or text 988, or visit the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline webpage to live chat:

For information on Suicide Prevention Regional Coordination in Northeast Minnesota, please visit this Carlton County webpage.

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Free Prescription Discount Program

The National Association of Counties offers free discount prescription drug cards.  The cards are good at 68,000 retail pharmacies nationwide.  The program is free - no membership required.  Click here for more details.  

Drug Prescription Card