MN Public Health Data Access Portal
Environmental public health data can be used to inform policies, change behavior and help communities uncover issues to develop solutions and protections for the hazards, exposures and socioeconomic factors that influence our health. Search here to find environmental issues, trends, geographic patterns and disparities in Minnesota.
Radon testing and mitigation rates show disparities based on income, housing
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) indicate that people with lower income may be less able to protect themselves from radon, an invisible, odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. New maps show disparities in radon testing in the 7-county metro and beyond.
Carbon monoxide poisoning is almost entirely preventable
This time of year, make sure that fuel-burning appliances and heating devices are properly installed, vented and maintained. Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms include headache, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, confusion and tiredness. If you suspect CO poisoning, seek prompt medical attention. Learn more about CO poisoning now.