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Celebration is part of Heart Safe Communities award
Bloomington has what it takes to improve the chances of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest. To prove it, the City received the Minnesota's Heart Safe Communities "stamp of approval." Bloomington's City Council will be awarded the designation at the start of its meeting on Monday, February 23. The Bloomington Heart Safe Community program invites all to celebrate this award at a reception prior to Council meeting. Read more about this award and the work of Public Health, Fire, Police and Emergency Medical Services.
- March family health tip: When your baby sleeps, make sure the area surrounding your baby is healthy and safe.
- March senior health tip: Talk to your doctor if you believe your decline in thinking ability is beyond normal; find out what IS normal.
- CERT is seeking multicultural community members who are interested in supporting local emergency preparedness, response, recovery and outreach activities. Register now for CERT Cultural Services Unit training in April.
- Basic CERT training is taking place in May; registration is now open. Get information about registration, location, dates and times.
- Bloomington, Edina and Richfield businesses and groups may apply to receive a bike rack by March 15, 2015. Find out how to apply and support biking for all in our community.
- New Year, New You health tip #4: Fill half your plate with vegetables and fruits for an easy way to lower your caloric intake and obtain MANY health benefits.
- Flu shots are available: You can still get flu shots at the Public Health Center, weekdays from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and at our Immunization Clinic on March 3 and 17 from 3:00-5:30 p.m.
These reports keep track of our community's health and help us make plans for promoting, protecting and improving the health of people in our community.
City of Bloomington, Division of Public Health annual report
Information, highlights and outcomes for our programs and services
Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) 2012-2015
- The Community Health Improvement Plan was developed through a joint effort of the cities of Bloomington, Edina, Minneapolis and Richfield and Hennepin County. The Plan includes a joint Community Health Assessment, vision and guiding principles, strategic health issues and goals, stakeholder engagement and planning, and additional resources and tools. Read the Community Health Improvement Plan.
Community Food Assessment for the Cities of Bloomington, Edina and Richfield
Community Health Assessment
2012 Population Profiles
2013-2014 Youth Health Updates
Minnesota Student Survey data for Bloomington, Edina and Richfield
2010-2011 Community Readiness Survey results
2006-2010 Maternal and Child Health Reports
Appointed by the City Council, the the Advisory Board of Health's mission is to promote, protect and care for the health of our community. It researches and evaluates issues concerning health and the environment within the city, and advises and makes recommendations to the City Council about such issues. Learn more about the Advisory Board of Health.