Family Health

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: Marshall County Social Services
Contact: 218.745.5124

School Health
North Valley Public Health contracts with school districts to provide pre-school screenings, hearing and vision screenings, school health services, health education and technical assistance with immunization review and requirements.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Child & Teen Checkups
Child and Teen Check-Ups are well child visits for children ages birth through 20 eligible for Medical Assistance and Minnesota Care.
They include:
  • Vision and hearing check
  • Laboratory tests, including lead, blood and urine as needed
  • Immunizations if needed
  • A complete head to toe physical assessment
  • Health education and counseling about healthy lifestyles
  • Nutrition assessment
  • Developmental assessment
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154


Follow Along Program
When do kids start talking and walking? The Follow Along Program is about child development. It lets you know if your child is playing, talking, growing, moving, and acting like other children the same age.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Family Home Visiting
Public Health offers home visits to families with children under the age of 4 when there is an identified need.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Prenatal Education
A public health nurse can work with you one-on-one in the community or in your home to provide education for a healthy pregnancy. Education will include physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, how to prepare for labor and birth, breastfeeding, newborn care, and growth and development.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Post-partum/Newborn Visits
A public health nurse will visit you after you return home with your baby. The nurse will assess baby’s growth and development, answer any questions you may have and will connect you to community resources available to you.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Car Seat Distribution & Education
North Valley Public Health provides education for choosing the right child safety restraint and instructions for correct use. Free car seats are available through Public Health to eligible Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare members.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Dental Fluoride
Fluoride/Dental Varnishing prevents new cavities from forming and helps stop cavities that have already started. Fluoride/Dental varnishing is available at North Valley Public Health. Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Warren-Alvarado-Oslo Free Summer Food Program
Summer meals are available to all kids age 18 and younger. Adults are welcome to eat with kids for an additional charge.
224 E Bridge Ave
Warren, MN 56762
Contact: 701.739.2714

Blood Lead Tests
Lead poisoning can cause learning, behavior and health problems in young children. Lead can cause high blood pressure and kidney damage in adults.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Breastfeeding
Provide support and resources for mothers and families.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Sexual Health
Offer condoms, lubricant at no charge community members. Pregnancy tests offered by appointment.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Help Me Grow
Program designed for children with special needs such as speech delays, movement problems or learning disabilities. Provide coordination of services such as physical therapy, speech therapy, early childhood special education or any other needed services to help children develop.
Agency: Help Me Grow
Contact: 1.800.693.4769

Child Immunizations
Immunizations are available in the office by appointment to children 0-18 who are eligible for the Minnesota Vaccines for Children Program. Eligibility includes those who are uninsured, have insurance through a state-funded plan or privately insured but vaccines are not covered.
Agency: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

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: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
WIC is a special supplemental nutrition and breastfeeding program for Women, Infants and Children. It provides healthy food, nutrition education, counseling, health information, and referrals to health and other social services.
Agency: WIC/Quin
Contact: 218.874.7845 or Toll-free: 800.223.1591

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP, formerly know as Food Stamps, helps Minnesotans with low incomes get the food they need for nutritious and well-balanced meals. The program provides support to help stretch your household food budget. It is not intended to meet all of your household’s food needs. It is a supplement. If you are approved for SNAP, you can use your benefits at many stores, farmers markets and senior dining sites. Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) debit cards are used to make food purchases. Click here to apply.
Agency: Marshall County Social Services
Contact: 218.745.5124
Agency: Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
Contact: 1.800.584.7020

MNsure
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: Tri-Valley Opportunity Council
Contact: 1.800.584.7020
Agency: Inter-County Community Council
Contact: 1.888.778.4008
Agency: Northwest Community Action, Inc.
Contact: 1.800.568.5329

ApplyMN - Assistance Application
Families use ApplyMN to apply for cash assistance, child care assistance, emergency help, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Agency: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Contact: 651.431.4049

Voice and Choice Network
The Family Voice and Choice Network through Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. is available for parents and families who are dealing with tough situations. The mission of the program is to build strong families, connect people and resources and strengthen communities.
Agency: Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
Contact: 1.800.584.7020

Clinic/Hospital
North Valley Health Center, located in Warren, MN, is a primary care medical facility comprised of a Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic built on a history of providing compassionate, quality care to residents of Northwestern Minnesota for over one hundred years. It provides: family and specialty care, procedures, inpatient care and swingbed, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, 24-hour emergency room, and a variety of other medical services.
Agency: North Valley Health Center
Contact: 218.745.4211 | Toll-Free: 800.950.6986

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: North Valley Public Health
Contact: 218.745.5154

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