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The Mailbag is continuously updated, online bulletin of events (e.g., trainings, workshops, conferences and online learning events) submitted by and for local public health in Minnesota.

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August
20
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nutrition Educator for St. Louis County
Responsible professional work providing education and consulting services in the field of public health nutrition. The incumbent will work with WIC, CPA's to assess anthropometric, hematological, medical history and dietary information to determine presence or absence of nutritional needs. Assists in providing the following services to clients...
Contact: Christina Hansen | 218-725-5058 | hansenc@stlouiscountymn.gov


August
19
2014
Mail Letter Icon Now Available: New Funding Opportunity for Local Health Department Accreditation Preparation Support
With funding from the CDC's Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support, NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) to engage in accreditation readiness activities. The 2014-2015 Accreditation Support Initiative (ASI) awards are intended to stimulate quality improvement and promote LHD...
Contact: | asi@naccho.org


Job Position Icon Senior Public Health Nurse for Olmsted County
Under general supervision of Preventive Health Management, provides lead work direction to a team of public health nurses to provide public Health nursing services to County residents; assists associate director in planning health service programs to address specific needs of the community; performs professional public health nursing services to...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | HumanResources@co.olmsted.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Itasca County
**Itasca County is creating an eligibility list and accepting applications for: Public Health Nurse. For more information on job duties, qualifications, and how to apply, go to our website at www.itasca.co.mn.us. A Public health Nurse is a professional registered nurse certified by the State of MN who specializes in population based Public...
Contact: Itasca County


Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor - Family Health- REPOST for Dakota County
This position leads, supervises, and coordinates public health prevention and intervention programs and staff to improve the health and well being of Dakota County citizens of all ages. The position develops and implements program initiatives based upon the best practices and leads work efforts of organizations within and external to the County....
Contact: Not available


August
14
2014
Calendar Icon 8 Hour Hospital Decontamination
8 Hour Hospital Decontamination $195 Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Wing, MN 8am to 4pm This course includes a review of Incident Command Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, how to select the right PPE and how to put it on and take it off properly. Includes a review of decontamination shelters and procedures, plus a hands on simulation....
Start & End Date: 09/10/2014 - 09/10/2014
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 6126262596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Calendar Icon 8 Hour Hospital Decontamination
8 Hour Hospital Decontamination $195 Mayo Clinic Health System – Cannon Falls, MN 8am to 4pm This course includes a review of Incident Command Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, how to select the right PPE and how to put it on and take it off properly. Includes a review of decontamination shelters and procedures, plus a hands on...
Start & End Date: 08/27/2014 - 08/27/2014
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 6126262596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Mail Letter Icon Oral Health Zone Pilot Community Invite
The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF) is now seeking communities in the Greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area, and in northeastern (Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis Counties) and southeastern (Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Le Sueur, Martin, Mower,...
Contact: Mary Vanderwert | 651-431-8626 | mvanderwert@ncohf.org


Job Position Icon Registered Nurse Senior-Child Care Health Consultant for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Child & Adolescent Health Unit of the Maternal & Child Health Section within the Community & Family Health Division. This position exists to provide culturally sensitive childcare health consultation services, resources, support and training for childcare providers and the families they serve that...
Contact: Kathy Wick | 651-201-4064 | kathy.wick@state.mn.us


August
13
2014
Calendar Icon MDH Annual Data Symposium on Sexual Violence Prevention
Join MDH for the third annual data symposium on translating research to policy and practice. This year’s topic of focus is pornography. "Changing the Conversation about Today's Pornography: Emerging Public Health Research on Brain Development, Economics of the Industry, and Impacts on Kids." Please see the link below to register. A...
Start & End Date: 10/03/2014 - 10/03/2014
Contact: Marissa Raguet | 651-201-5424 | marissa.raguet@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Implementation and Interpretation of Spirometry Course
Attendees can register for the morning or afternoon session, or both. The morning session will review spirometry and its role in the diagnosis and management of lung disease. The afternoon session will teach interpretation of spirometry findings. $90 for either morning OR afternoon session $160 for both morning AND afternoon session 7.0...
Start & End Date: 09/18/2014 - 09/18/2014
Contact: Janelle Thier | 651-268-7612 | janelle.thier@lung.org


August
12
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Carver County
Under the direction of the Public Health Nursing Unit Supervisor, the Public Health Nurse (PHN) promotes and protects the health of the Carver County population using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences. The PHN focuses on population health through continuous surveillance and assessment of the multiple determinants of health...
Contact: Jason Branstrom | 952-361-1542 | jbranstrom@co.carver.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Manager for Hennepin County  Human Services and Public Health Department
The mission of the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is to strengthen individuals, families, and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and a livable income, and improving the health of our communities. HSPHD seeks a Public Health Manager to manage the Public Health Department...
Contact: Susan Hang | 612-348-3784 | susan.hang@hennepin.us


August
11
2014
Job Position Icon WIC Public Health Nutritionist for Hennepin County
The Hennepin County WIC Program is seeking a Hmong Bilingual WIC Public Health Nutritionist. This position will help provide eligible women, infants, and children (WIC) in Hennepin County with WIC services. WIC services include providing nutrition education, supplemental foods, and referrals to other appropriate community services.   To view...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Preventive Health Services for Olmsted County, MN
Under general public health nursing supervision, provides nursing consultation and referral services to individuals, families, and target groups in the community. Works primarily within the Division of Preventive Health Services Assertive Community Treatment program with clients that have persistent mental illness. Performs nursing tasks for this...
Contact: Human Resources | 507-328-7700 | humanresources@co.olmsted.mn.us


August
6
2014
Job Position Icon Adjunct Faculty for Des Moines University
The Master of Public Health Program is currently seeking qualified individuals to teach online-learning courses in the MPH curriculum. Part-time contract faculty for the following courses are currently being sought: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Public Health Law Ethics and Policy, MPH Capstone, Overview of the U.S. Healthcare system.  ...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon Shutting Off the Tap to Teens and Young Adults Conference
 The 17th annual conference will bring community leaders together to discuss policy approaches and provide practical advice for preventing substance use. Keynote Jennifer Sell Matzke from St. Cloud State University will address Fostering Big Policy Changes with Small Partnerships. She will share lessons learned in the process of implementing...
Start & End Date: 08/21/2014 - 08/21/2014
Contact: Melissa Drews | sottconference@gmail.com


Calendar Icon Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Training: for building water systems
Every year, tens of thousands of preventable injuries and deaths are caused by hazards from building water systems. The human and financial costs are staggering. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) methodology is a structured, systematic, cost-effective paradigm best known for its successful, widespread use in food safety. Through...
Start & End Date: 08/26/2014 - 08/26/2014
Contact: NSF International | 800-673-6275 | training@nsf.org
Web site: http://www.nsf.org


July
31
2014
Mail Letter Icon Breastfeeding Your Baby videos now available in additional languages!
In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, announcing an exciting new resource for breastfeeding education and promotion!  Breastfeeding Your Baby is a 5-minute program available online in six languages (Spanish, Somali, Arabic, Russian, Hmong and English). The videos were produced with evidenced-based information about proper latch and...
Contact: Abby Boyce | 763-422-7028 | Abby.Boyce@co.anoka.mn.us


July
29
2014
Calendar Icon School Indoor Air Quality Training
The Minnesota Department of Health is holding four 'School Indoor Air Quality Coordinator Trainings'. To qualify for health and safety revenue, a school board must adopt a health and safety policy, that inlcudes indoor air quality management. This training will discuss the state's best practices for indoor air quality management. Locations: St....
Start & End Date: 10/07/2014 - 10/21/2014
Contact: Dan Tranter | 651-201-4618 | daniel.tranter@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health is pleased to announce the Annual National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Conference to be held October 8-10, 2014 at the University of Minnesota, Hubert H Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium at 301 19th Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55455.  The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive...
Start & End Date: 10/08/0014 - 10/10/0014
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop for Screeners
This workshop is recommended for screeners who have limited child health or screening background, or who would like to refresh basic screening practices. It offers those new to hearing and vision screening an opportunity to gain experience and confidence in their screening skills. This workshop covers current best practices for screening...
Start & End Date: 09/23/2014 - 09/23/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 | sheila.blackman@state.mn.us


July
28
2014
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Crow Wing County Community Services
We optimize client functioning through the assessment of client needs and the development of client service/care plans that identify priorities, outcomes, strategies and resources to achieve desired outcomes. As part of our team you will be accountable for assessment of client needs, the development of service/care plans, mobilization of...
Contact: Renee Rivard | 218-824-1206 | renee.rivard@crowwing.us


Calendar Icon Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update
The Minnesota Reproductive and Sexual Health Update is an annual conference of health care providers, educators, and others in the field of reproductive/sexual health. We offer the latest in clinical reproductive health care practice, research, and technology with the goal to ensure these professionals have the tools they need to provide ...
Start & End Date: 09/09/2014 - 09/09/2014
Contact: Not available


July
23
2014
Mail Letter Icon Quality Improvement Plan Training
The Office of Performance Improvement at the Minnesota Department of Health is offering full-day Quality Improvement (QI) Plan Trainings statewide to Community Health Boards (CHB). The goal of the training is for each CHB to leave with a draft QI Plan. The training is meant for CHBs that do not have a QI Plan and would like to get a jump start on...
Contact: Megan Drake-Pereyra | 651-201-3640 | megan.drake-pereyra@state.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Mail Letter Icon Revised Federal Title V Guidance Available for Review and Comment
On Jun. 27, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) posted a Federal Register Notice (FRN) outlining planned changes to the Title V MCH Services Block Grant. Please note that the FRN provides only a summary overviw of the proposed changes. Copies of the ful draft revised Title V Block Grant guidance and related reporting forms (including the...
Contact: | 301-443-1984 | paperwork@hrsa.gov


Calendar Icon Sixth Annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit
Join us for the sixth annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit, September 25, 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. at Vadnais Heights Commons. The event is designed for those involved in childhood injury prevention through public health and healthcare, public safety, not-for-profit organizations and any program with a focus on children. Presented by Safe...
Start & End Date: 09/25/2014 - 09/25/2014
Contact: Erin Petersen | 651-228-7314 | petersen@minnesotasafetycouncil.org


Job Position Icon Registered Dietitian- Part-time Special Limited Term for Dakota County
The purpose of this position is to provide nutrition focused health services to high-risk populations of infants; children; women who are prenatal, postpartum, or breastfeeding in WIC clinic. This position provides guidance and serves as a resource for WIC program staff and other public health staff. This position is responsible for development and...
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Registered Dietitian (On-Call) for Dakota County
The purpose of this position is to provide nutrition focused health services to high-risk populations of infants; children; women who are prenatal, postpartum, or breastfeeding in WIC clinic. This position provides guidance and serves as a resource for WIC program staff and other public health staff. This position is responsible for development and...
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse (Family Health) for Dakota County
This position is responsible for managing requests from the public and providers for department and community services, determining eligibility for public health programs and providing public health nursing services to promote and improve or maintain the health and safety of Dakota County citizens. At Dakota County, Public Health Nurses work...
Contact: Not available


Job Position Icon Family Physician for Hennepin County
Family Physician – Hennepin County - Minneapolis, Minnesota   Hennepin County’s NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center seeks a part-time Family Physician to provide a full spectrum of ambulatory family medicine in a community clinic setting; includes evaluate, diagnose, and treat acute and chronic illness and disease, provide...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available