Public Health & Human Services



Important information related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Public Health & Human Services staff is working hard to provide full service with limited public interaction. We recognize our services are needed now more than ever.


Instructions to remotely apply for and/or maintain financial assistance.

COVID-19 Hours of operation:
Government Services Centers in Duluth, Virginia and Ely, and the Hibbing Annex buildings will be closed due to the 20-20 Statewide Minnesotans to Stay at Home Executive Order.  
Drop boxes are available outside the buildings for people to leave paperwork and payments at any time for any of the departments in these buildings.

Additionally, our staff has assembled a directory of helpful resources available in the community.


The Public Health & Human Services Department touches the lives of tens of thousands of St Louis County residents every year. Service centers are conveniently located in four cities throughout our County. Each center provides access to a full range of services in the areas of Adults, Children & Families, Disabilities, Elderly, Financial Assistance, and Public Health.


The Lives We've Touched - 2020 Report