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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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Calendar Icon Health Impact Assessment Webinar & Videoconference
This HIA webinar/videoconference will provide an introduction to the concept of HIA; discuss different arenas in which HIA can be used; and provide examples of HIAs that have been done by local health departments, agencies and organizations. The webinar/videoconference is free. Videoconferencing is available at MDH district offices. Please...
Start & End Date: 06/13/2014 - 06/13/2014
Contact: Kelly Muellman | 651-201-5637 |

Mail Letter Icon Health Information Technology Toolkit for Local health departments Now Available
Community health boards and their local health departments now have a resource to assist them with planning for e-health and health information technology (HIT) to better support health improvement in the families and communities that they serve and meet the Minnesota 2015 Interoperable Electronic Health Record (EHR) Mandate. Made possible by a...
Contact: Bill Sonterre | 612-584-7902 |

Calendar Icon Parent Survey Training
Register directly to the MDH website. The Parent Survey is an evidence-based, standardized, and comprehensive assessment tool. It is designed to learn about the strengths and challenges facing new and expectant parents and determine which families in your community will most benefit from intensive home visiting and other available parenting...
Start & End Date: 04/21/2014 - 04/25/2014
Contact: Terri McNeil | 651-201-3765 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse (Family Health) for Dakota County Public Health
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....
Contact: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse (Child & Teen Checkups) for Dakota County Public Health
We have a 32 hours per week union vacancy that will work out of the Apple Valley office.  This position performs Child and Teen Checkups outreach activities; provides back-up to selected intake functions for Public Health; provides information to community resources and the public; determines eligibility for Public Health services and...
Contact: Not available

Mail Letter Icon MN e-Health Roadmap RFP
We are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity to support the Minnesota Accountable Health Model!  e-Health Roadmaps to Advance the Minnesota Accountable Health Model The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) requests proposals to develop and disseminate Minnesota e-Health Roadmaps to Advance the Minnesota Accountable Health Model...
Contact: Kari Guida |

Mail Letter Icon Healthy Generations: Reproductive & Sexual Health
The HRSA-funded Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health at the University of Minnesota just released a 24-page volume of its publication, Healthy Generations, about public health approaches to reproductive and sexual health. Articles include information on long-acting reversible contraception, incarceration and...
Contact: Wendy Hellerstedt | 612-626-2077 |

Job Position Icon Care Coordinator - Public Health Adult Programs for Blue Earth County
Under direct supervision of the Community Health Supervisor this position performs intake and referrals, conducts assessments, provides care coordination, program coordination and administration, performs record keeping and reporting, engages in population health efforts, responds to emergencies, and participates in professional staff...
Contact: Patti Ziemke | 507-304-4374 |

Job Position Icon Code Enforcement Inspector - Well SSTS for OLMSTED COUNTY
Under general supervision of the Development Review Services Supervisor. Enforces the requirements of the County Well and SSTS ordinances....
Contact: Marisa Thorpe | 507-328-7700 |

Job Position Icon PHN or SW for Healthy Families Early Intervention Unit for Crow Wing County
PHN or SW - NATURE OF WORK: At Crow Wing County, our mission is to serve well, deliver value, and drive results. We provide services and deliver education that helps to protect the health, well being, and safety of the individual, family, and community.   We optimize client functioning through the assessment of client needs and the development...
Contact: Renee Rivard | 218-824-1206 |
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Planning Director State, Health-Medical Surge Coordinator for Minnesota Department of Health
This position is located in the Healthcare System Preparedness Program (HSPP) section of the Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP). This position coordinates statewide medical surge capacity and capability planning activities for the Minnesota HSPP. This position performs complex medical surge planning and project coordination related to the...
Contact: Judy Marchetti | 651-201-5721 |

Mail Letter Icon Resident Assistant
The Resident Assistant is responsible for providing the highest degree of quality care and services to the residents and their families. The Resident Assistant will provide hands on care, physical and emotional support as outlined in the Service Plan/Care Plan while maintaining a safe and comfortable home-like environment. The Resident assistant is...
Contact: Rita Halloran | 952-226-9322 |

Mail Letter Icon Wellness Nurse, LPN
The Wellness LPN plans, monitors and gives nursing care to residents. Oversees nursing care and procedures and other services given to resident by other staff. Acts as the resources in the absence of the Director of Wellness and Wellness Nurse RN in relation to current state and federal regulations and to accepted standards of quality care and...
Contact: Rita Halloran | 952-226-9322 |

Calendar Icon 8 Hour Hospital Decontamination
8 hour Hospital Decontamination  - $195 Mayo Clinic Health System - Austin, 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. A review of decontamination shelters and procedures, and hands on simulation ties...
Start & End Date: 05/12/2014 - 05/12/2014
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 612-626-2596 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Koochiching County
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Contact: Shelly King | 218-283-7070 |

Job Position Icon Community Outreach Coordinator/Live Smoke Free for Association for Nonsmokers - MN
Conduct targeted outreach campaigns to apartment owners and managers to educate them on the benefits and steps to adopting smoke-free policies for apartment buildings. Work with apartment owners and managers over the phone and in face-to-face meetings to assist them in implementing smoke-free policies Represent ...
Contact: Jeanne Weigum | 651-646-3005 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Kandiyohi County
Kandiyohi County Public Health is seeking a full-time Public Health Nurse.    Duties may include, but will not be limited to:care coordination, correctional health, family home visiting, WIC, disease prevention and control, and immunizations. Applications can be accessed online at and submitted through the...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference
8-12 Practical Approaches for Managing and Preventing Pediatric Obesity 1-5 p.m. Eliminating Health Disparities: Pediatric Challenges and Successes 6-9 p.m. MNAAP Annual Meeting and Dinner: Poverty and Child Health: Can Pediatricians do Anything to Help?...
Start & End Date: 06/13/2014 - 06/13/2014
Contact: Melissa DeBilzan | 651-338-1823 |

Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Refresher
This training is designed to update participants on current C&TC content and screening procedures and will enhance the knowledge and skills needed to provide C&TC services consistent with program standards. This training will include a return demonstration of components of a physical exam by participants. This training meets the...
Start & End Date: 05/29/2014 - 05/29/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 |

Job Position Icon Research Program Manager for ClearWay Minnesota
ClearWay MinnesotaSM is an independent non-profit organization established to eliminate the harm that tobacco causes the people of Minnesota. Its mission is to enhance life for all Minnesotans by reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke through research, action and collaboration. Funded with three percent of the states tobacco...
Contact: Pamela Johnson |

Job Position Icon RN Case Coordinator for MVNA
The RN Case Coordinator will focus on helping clients access and negotiate complex delivery systems, arrange and schedule services, facilitate communication among multiple providers and monitor health and wellness changes for clients in the UCare Connect program. Nurses will provide quality acute and on-going care coordination through both in-home...
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Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Healthy Children & Families for Olmsted County
Under public health nursing supervision, provides nursing services to individuals, families and target groups in the community directed to the prevention of disease and disability, management of self-care, promotion of healthy lifestyles and protection of the community’s health.  Works within a public health nursing program such as...
Contact: Human Resources

Job Position Icon Registered Nurse - Care Coordinator for Neighborhood HealthSource
Provides prescribed medical treatment and case management services to clinic patients.  Provides supportive function to provider staff.  For full job description and application instructions, please go to  ...
Contact: Sandra Levine | 612-287-2425 |

Mail Letter Icon Grant Funds Available to Implement and Expand Family Spirit
Grant funds are available to community health boards and tribal governments to implement and expand Family Spirit services to American Indian communities. The funding is intended to support evidence-based home visiting with high risk populations. Letters of Intent must be submitted before June 30, 2014....
Contact: Genie Potosky | 651-201-5025 |

Calendar Icon Health in All Policies Video Conference
The State Community Health Services Advisory Committee (SCHSAC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) – Office of Performance Improvement is hosting a live, one-hour, video conference for elected officials and interested others on Health in All Policies, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 p.m. Health is created by much more...
Start & End Date: 04/22/2014 - 04/22/2014
Contact: Becky Buhler | 651-201-5795 |