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Information and referral to various community resources is available through the department. Services can be provided directly or may be purchased for eligible clients. For a more complete listing of available services and eligibility information, contact the Pine County Health and Human Services Department at 320-216-4100 (Sandstone), 320-591- 1570(Pine City), or 1-800-450-7463.
Hours of Operation
All offices are open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 p.m. excluding government holidays.
Location of Offices and Phone/Fax Numbers
South Pine Government Center
315 Main St S., Ste 200
Pine City MN 55063
FAX: 320-591-1601 or 1602
Toll Free: 800-450-7463
Directions to the South Pine Government Center in Pine City from I-35:
FROM NORTH – Take Interstate 35 South to the first Pine City Exit 171. At top of exit, take a left (Co Rd 11) and continue to Hwy 61 - turn right and continue to the second set of stop lights – the SPGC is on the right – across from Frandsen Bank. Come up the north stairway/elevator to the HHS receptionist area.
FROM SOUTH – Take Interstate 35 North to the first Pine City exit 169. At top of exit, take a right (Hillside Ave) and continue to Hwy 61 - turn left and continue through the four way stop to the next set of stop lights – the SPGC is on the left – across from Frandsen Bank. Come up the north stairway/elevator to the HHS receptionist area.
Public Health Building
1610 Hwy 23 North
Sandstone MN 55072
Phone: 320-216-4100 - HHS
Fax: 320-216-4101 or 4102 - HHS
Phone: 320-216-4140 Public Health
Phone: 320-216-4210 WIC
Fax: 320-216-4101 WIC
Toll free: 800-450-7463
Directions to the Public Health Building in Sandstone
FROM SOUTHBOUND I35, take the Sandstone Exit 191. Turn left and follow that road until you come to a stop sign. Turn left about 3 blocks to the Public Health building on right
FROM NORTHBOUND I35, take the Sandstone Exit 191. Turn right and follow that road to the stop sign, turn left into Sandstone until you come to the Public Health building on left
Health & Human Services Director: Becky Foss 320-591-1570