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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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Job Position Icon Community Health Specialist - Emergency Preparedness for Hennepin County
Public Health Protection and Promotion is seeking a Community Health Specialist to work in the Emergency Preparedness unit. This position builds effective working relationships through volunteer management and community engagement. This position will require working occasional evening and weekend hours. The Emergency Preparedness unit develops...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Program Evaluator for Olmsted County, MN
Under the direction of the Director of Health Assessment and Planning, assumes responsibility for delegated planning and program evaluation functions; coordinates departmental continuous improvement and accreditation processes; designs evaluation techniques and procedures; collects, analyzes and interprets data; and prepares necessary reports for...
Contact: Daniel Jensen |

Calendar Icon Responding to Abusive International Marriages/Relationships
The MDH Sexual Violence prevention Network hosts quarterly meetings. This months meeting will be on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 9:45 a.m.  12:00 noon at the Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Pkwy North, St Paul, MN, 55104. Terminology and Definitions Matter: Sex Trafficking/Human Trafficking/Abusive International Marriages/relationships ...
Start & End Date: 05/05/2016 - 05/05/2016
Contact: Doug Palmer | 651-201-5484 |

Job Position Icon Health Program Representative Senior - Compliance for Minnesota Department of Health
This position ensures compliance with statutes regulating body art establishments and technicians and authorizes enforcement of health and safety standards. Responsibilities include: conducting statewide surveillance of body art technicians, body art establishments, and unlicensed body art activity; providing guidance and consultation to...
Contact: Anne Kukowski | 651.201.3727 |

Job Position Icon Health Informatics Specialist for Carver County
Under the direction of the Public Health Nursing Unit Supervisor, the Health Informatics Specialist is a professional level position responsible for the implementation, maintenance, enhancement, and technical support of Public Health business software systems and data used for research, analysis, planning, implementation, communication, and...
Contact: Michelle Miller | 952-361-1572 |

Job Position Icon Office Assistant II - WIC Office for Sherburne County Health & Human Services
To provide administrative assistance and clinical support for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program within the Health Promotions Unit. This position is a 24 hour/week union position and is not eligible for medical benefits. These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not...
Contact: Lisa Meier | 763-765-3013 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse I (Open) for St. Louis County
An employee in this class is responsible for the provision of public health nursing services to populations within St. Louis County for the purpose of promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of disease and disability. Sites of service delivery include the home, school, office, clinic, and community facilities. General duties and...
Contact: Christina Hansen | 218-726-2422 |

Job Position Icon Information Technology Specialist, Senior for Southwest Health and Human Services
Southwest Health and Human Services currently has an opening for an Information Technology Specialist, Senior. Southwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS) is a multi-county agency committed to strengthening individuals, families and communities by providing quality services in a respectful, caring and cost-effective manner. Primary job...
Contact: Jodi Robinson | 507-532-1320 |

Calendar Icon MN CHW Alliance Statewide Conference "Health Equity: Many Voices, Shared Vision"
Across Minnesota, clinics, hospitals, local public health agencies and community-based organizations are challenged to better serve low income communities and an ever more diverse patient population in sustainable and culturally-appropriate ways.   Register today for our one-day conference to learn about and share best practices, lessons and...
Start & End Date: 05/26/2016 - 05/26/2016
Contact: Joan Cleary | 612-250-0902 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Manager for Carver County
At the direction of the Health and Human Services Division Director, develops department direction, vision, goals, policies and procedures; plans, directs, administers, organizes, and coordinates the County-wide public health programs; sets department priorities; develops, monitors and revises the department budget; ensures that legal mandates are...
Contact: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Health Educator or Public Health Nurse/Registered Nurse with experience for Countryside Public Health (office to be determined)
Full time opening to work as a Health Educator and/or Public Health Nurse in a five county Public Health agency in Southwestern Minnesota. This positions duties will include working with the Statewide Health Improvement Program with communities, schools, work sites implementing policy, systems and environmental change. This position includes but...
Contact: Lacy Joyce | 320-843-4546 |

Job Position Icon Child Protection Social Worker for Goodhue County Health & Human Services
Under general supervision, provides social work services for the protection and care of children. Interviews perspective clients at intake.  Conducts child protection assessments and investigations.  Works with child protection families on an ongoing basis to address risk factors and increase safety.  Counsels families and...
Contact: Beverly Glover | 651-385-6122 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services
Job summary:  Identifies, promotes and protects the health of the public through a broad range of services to individuals, families and communities.  Duties may include, but will not be limited to:  participation in WIC or Immunization clinics, providing family home visiting services, coordination of care to facilitate referrals...
Contact: Lynn Travaglio | 320-231-6215 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for Sherburne County Health & Human Services
To promote and protect the health of citizens within Sherburne County and the State of Minnesota through education, prevention services, regulation, and advocacy.  Public Health Nurses foster a partnership with many organizations and community groups to address and resolve health issues and concerns.  The most important impact Public...
Contact: Lisa Meier | 763-765-3013 |

Job Position Icon Dakota County Public Health Preparedness Program Coordinator for Dakota County
Incumbent is responsible for planning, implementation and evaluation of processes for the public health disease prevention and control program. Incumbent works alone under delegation of authority of Public Health Supervisor or as part of a team concerned with health matters and potential pandemic threats to the community....
Contact: Not available

Calendar Icon 8 hour Hospital Decontamination
Course fee $195 This program is geared towards receivers, environmental health professionals and safety personnel working in health care facilities. You will learn about levels of personal protective equipment, incident command, decontamination of patients and triage response during mass casualty exposures. Hands-on exercises will be provided...
Start & End Date: 05/23/2016 - 05/23/2016
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 612-626-2596 |

Calendar Icon 8 hour Hospital Decontamination
This program is geared towards receivers, environmental health professionals and safety personnel working in health care facilities. You will learn about levels of personal protective equipment, incident command, decontamination of patients and triage response during mass casualty exposures. Hands-on exercises will be provided throughout the...
Start & End Date: 05/20/2016 - 05/20/2016
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 612-626-2596 |

Calendar Icon MPHA Annual Conference: Health Equity - Many Voices, Shared Vision
The 2016 Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA) conference will highlight progress being made across sectors to achieve health equity. The breakout session themes include: implementation of local, state, and national strategies addressing health equity, cross sector partnership and community engagement, and global health. Conference...
Start & End Date: 05/25/2016 - 05/26/2016
Contact: Julie Myhre | 651-201-5809 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse or Licensed Social Worker - Long Term Care for Freeborn County
Full-time Public Health Nurse or Licensed Social Worker-Long Term Care: Associates or Bachelors Degree in Nursing with MN PHN Cert. desired or Bachelors in Social Work....
Contact: Erin Hornberger | 507.377.5116 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Long Term Care - Team Lead for Freeborn County
Full-time Public Health Nurse-Long Term Care-Team Lead: Bachelors Degree in Nursing and MN PHN Cert. required....
Contact: Erin Hornberger | 507.377.5116 |

Mail Letter Icon 2015 Maternal and Child Health Assessment Priorities
Thank you to all of you who participated in the 2015 Maternal and Child Health Assessment. Based on your work we have come up with 9 priorities for our state regarding maternal and child health: - Improve Adolescent Health - Ensure Basic Needs - Build Community Connectedness - Support Healthy and Planned Pregnancy - Increase Health of All...
Contact: Tessa Wetjen | 651-201-3625 |

Job Position Icon Autism Policy Lead for Minnesota Department of Human Service
Serve as the Autism Policy Lead responsible for the development of policy instructional information and training materials to be used by providers, family members as well as other state agencies designed to support new autism service initiatives. This person will be responsible for creating and making available information/materials to provide...
Contact: Pam Hughes |
Web site: Not available

Mail Letter Icon New UMN Publication Explores the Question "What is MCH?"
The HRSA-funded Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health’s (MCH) newest volume of Healthy Generations “MCH Professionals Making a Difference for Families, Children, Youth, Women, and Priority Populations” is now available at  ...
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Calendar Icon 2016 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
 This three day, onsite continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services. Topics include: Opioids in Pregnancy and Lactation, Marijuana in Pregnancy and Lactation, Providing Support for Families of Infants with Neonatal Abstinence...
Start & End Date: 07/27/2016 - 07/29/2016
Contact: Ruth Rasmussen | 612-625-8836 |

Job Position Icon Executive Director for Supporting Hands Nurse-Family Partnership
This position leads the implementation of the Supporting Hands Nurse-Family Partnership (SHNFP) program to ensure its success and sustainability across 20 counties in southwest and west central Minnesota. The Executive Director possesses overall administrative responsibilities for the program including budget and contract development, financial...
Contact: Mary Jo O'Brien | 612-719-2746

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (“CDC”) has funding available to support local health department activities to prevent dating and youth violence by addressing shared risk and protective factors. Applications are due June 6, 2016. A pre-application conference call will be held on April 14, 2016, from 2:00-3:00pm...
Contact: Not available

Calendar Icon Minnesota Rural Health Conference: Cultivating Resilient Communities
The conference invites rural health stakeholders to discover the creative ways in which our communities are meeting the challenges of an ever-changing health care system. The conference is hosted by the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care; the Minnesota Rural Health Association; and the National Rural Health...
Start & End Date: 06/20/2016 - 06/21/2016
Contact: The Center | 218-216-7039 |

Mail Letter Icon $1.5M Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge!
We know that achieving health equity means addressing the social determinants of health. And in the long term, sustainable success requires reaching outside the traditional public health community to form cross-sector partnerships. Thats why this National Public Health Week, were so excited to announce a new opportunity to create healthier...
Contact: Not available