Adult Health

Case Management
Provides assistance to individuals who desire to gain access to services, authorize and coordinate services provided through the Minnesota Department of Human Services waivered services, monitor the delivery of services adjusting them to meet the individual’s continuing needs and advocate for the right of the individual to assure his or her health and safety.
Agency: Kittson County Social Services
Contact: 218.843.2689

Personal Care Assistance
Personal care assistance services help a person with day-to-day activities in their home and community. PCAs help people with activities of daily living, health-related procedures and tasks, observation and redirection of behaviors and instrumental activities of daily living for adults.
Agency: Kittson County Social Services
Contact: 218.843.2689

Adult Immunizations
Immunizations are available in the office by appointment for adults 19 and older who are eligible for the Uninsured and Underinsured Adult Vaccines Program. Eligibility includes those who are uninsured or those who are insured but vaccines are not covered. Immunizations are also provided to adults on a state-funded insurance plan.
Agency: Kittson County Public Health
Contact: 218.843.3662

Foot Care Clinics
Kittson County Public Health provides Foot Care Clinics at several locations throughout Kittson County. Contact our office for more information. The cost is $10 and/or home visit $20.
Agency: Kittson County Public Health
Contact: 218.843.3662

Health Promotion
Improve the health of individuals and communities through education, behavioral change, and environmental improvement.
Agency: Kittson County Public Health
Contact: 218.843.3662

MNsure is a marketplace where Minnesotans can shop, compare and choose health insurance coverage that meets their needs. MNsure is the only place where consumers can qualify for financial help either through federal tax credits or through MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance. Click here to apply.
Agency: MNsure
Contact: 1.855.366.7873
Agency: Northwest Community Action, Inc.
Contact: 1.800.568.5329

ApplyMN - Assistance Application
Use ApplyMN to get help paying for family planning (birth control, etc), long term care (like a nursing home), or other medical expenses.
Agency: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Contact: 651.431.4049

Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center is located in Hallock, Minnesota; with a satellite medical clinic in Karlstad, MN. The main medical campus consists of a fifteen bed hospital, medical clinic, a sixty bed nursing home (with a dedicated memory care unit), home health/public health care agency, and assisted living center. Within the campus is also a community fitness center and independent dental clinic. The Healthcare Center also operates an ambulance service that serves the community and surrounding communities.
Agency: Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center
Contact: 218.843.3612

Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP)
The goal of the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) is to help Minnesotans live longer, healthier lives by preventing the leading causes of chronic disease: tobacco and obesity. SHIP launched as part of Minnesota’s Vision for a Better State of Health, the bipartisan health reform package enacted in 2008. SHIP makes it easier for Minnesotans to choose healthier behaviors by making changes in the places where we live, learn, work, and play.
Agency: Kittson County Public Health
Contact: 218.843.3662

Home and Community-Based Services
LSS Group Homes provides two Group Homes in Karlstad, MN for individuals with disabilities by providing choices and opportunities. To accomplish this, the programs are designed and developed to respect dignity and allow as much independence as possible to assure the individual's happiness.
Agency: LSS Karibou
Contact: 218.436.2518
Agency: LSS McKinley
Contact: 218.436.3697

Adult Health Screenings
On site health screenings offered to businesses in Kittson County including height, weight, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, total blood cholesterol and fasting blood sugar. Please contact for prices and availability.

Behavioral Health
Sanford Behavioral Health focuses on helping individuals in the workplace and community who are struggling with anxiety, depression, psychological and emotional stress reactions and behavioral needs. Our experienced Psychiatrists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Psychologists and Therapists provide a variety of therapeutic strategies to reduce symptoms, improve life skills and help people regain control of their lives. We offer outpatient, partial hospital and inpatient services for adults and outpatient care for children and adolescents. We work with individuals and families to deal with relationship difficulties, pressure at home, at work and through life transitions. Sanford Behavioral Health is dedicated to providing the best psychiatric and psychological care in the region and is available 24/7 to meet people's needs.
Agency: Sanford Behavioral Health Center
Contact: 218.683.4349
Crisis Line: 1.800.422.0863

Behavioral Health
The purpose of the Northwest Mental Health Center is to provide a full array of supportive, sensitive and professional services to the thousands of people in our area who will experience emotional pain or distress at some point in their life.
Agency: Northwestern Mental Health Center
Contact: 218.281.3940