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If you are unable to find what you are looking for below, please check the alphabetical listing under Public Health Directory email AskPH or call us at 651.266.2400.  

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
Screening at-risk children, follow-up of elevated lead cases and provider education.  
Lead Poisoning | Children and Families | Blood Lead Levels | Remodeling Your Home | Lead in Water | Information for Clinicians | Resources | 651.266.1832

Community POWER
Access to waste reduction and recycling educational materials, workshops, technical assistance, and grant opportunities for non-profit organizations and schools.
Rethink Recycling 

Exercise Your Right to Feel Better Minnesota
Encourages families and individuals to take simple steps towards eating better and moving more.
Exercise Your Right to Feel Better Minnesota | Campaign | MaterialsVideo

Family Transformation Model 
A model based on the premise that there are essential elements of “core health” within all people.  Elements of core health can provide insight into what we all need to live in peaceful relationship with others. 
Family Transformation Model

Food and Nutrition Commission
A forum for public and private stakeholders to assess how local food systems are operating and suggest policies, share information and plan for increased access to safe, affordable and nutritious foods.
Food and Nutrition Commission

Food Justice
Food Justice introduces you to people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity as well as the places working hard to provide healthier food and meals.
Food Justice

Go Ramsey - Your journey to healthy living starts here.
A web-based referral system for community residents features a mapping tool of community resources for physical activity.  Access to nutritious foods, healthy eating, chronic disease prevention programs and other healthy living resources are featured on additional pages.
GoRamsey | Move More | Eat Smart | Feel Better

Health Clinics
Clinical Services provided by Saint Paul - Ramsey County Public Health.
Immunizations | Sexual Health | Tuberculosis (TB) Control | All Health Services

Hmong Health
Consultation, training, print and video resources for building healthy, strong and connected Hmong families and communities.
Learn Hmong (pdf) | Hmong Health 651.266.2462 | Hmoob Thaj Yeeb (Hmong Peace) 651.266.2509

House Calls
Services for families at risk of becoming homeless, including utility assistance and referrals. 
House Calls | 651.266.1290

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sites
Free collection sites located throughout the county. Residents can drop off paint, motor oil and filters, yard chemicals, fluorescent lights and other items that don't belong in the trash.  Residents can also pick up free latex paint at the year-round site at 5 Empire Dr, Saint Paul.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sites | Accepted ItemsUsed Motor Oil & Filters

Initiative for Peaceful Families and Communities in Ramsey County
Consultation and training on organizing community-wide violence prevention efforts.
Initiative Summary (pdf) | What is Violence? (pdf) | 651.266.2404

SOS Sexual Violence Services
Free and confidential services, provided to victims of sexual violence, their families, friends and other concerned persons. 
SOS | Counseling & Support | Sexual Assault Protocol Team | Safe Harbors Youth Intervention Project | Education | Volunteer Opportunities | 651.266.1000

Smoking & Tobacco
Information and links about the Freedom to Breathe Act, how to quit smoking and smoke-free workplaces.
More information 

Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP)
Strives to help Minnesotans lead longer, healthier lives by preventing the chronic disease risk factors of tobacco use and exposure, poor nutrition and physical inactivity.
Statewide Health Improvement Program | SHIP 2010 - 2011 | SHIP 2012 - 2013 | SHIP Reports

Talking with Teens

Resources for parents and other caring adults, having conversations about healthy relationships and healthy sexuality.
Talking with Teens | 651.266.2407

The Wakanheza Project
Consultations, presenters, educational sessions, print materials, and web resources for engaging individuals, agencies, business, and communities to implement principles and strategies that prevent and de-escalate stressful situations in public places to create welcoming environments for all.
The Wakanheza Project | 651.266.2597

Violence Prevention
Strategies, tools and community resources for preventing violence.
Domestic and Family Violence | Sexual Violence | Workplace Violence | Resources for People Experiencing Violence

A nutrition education program that provides supplemental foods which promote good health for pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to their fifth birthday.  Participants in the WIC Program receive vouchers for nutritious foods, nutrition education and referrals to services in their neighborhood, including doctors, nurses and social service agencies
WIC | Eligibility | Food Information | Nutrition Education | Breastfeeding | 651.266.1300

Yard Waste Collection Sites
Residents can drop off yard waste for free at collection sites located throughout the county.  Leaves, grass clippings, branches and other materials are processed into compost.  When available, residents can also pick up free compost and mulch at specific sites.
Yard Waste Collection Sites