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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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April
22
2015
Calendar Icon National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course
 The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive course is being held August 12 to August 14, 2015 at the University of Minnesota, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs-Cowles Auditorium, 301 19th Ave S.  This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate...
Start & End Date: 08/12/2015 - 08/14/2015
Contact: Meghan Taylor | 612-626-8434 | tayl0427@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Hospital Decontamination
$195 Fairview Hospital – Southdale 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: 05/28/2015 - 05/28/2015
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 612-626-2596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Hospital Decontamination
$195 Fairview Hospital – Southdale 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: 05/27/2015 - 05/27/2015
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 612-626-2596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Hospital Decontamination
$195 Fairview Hospital – Southdale 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: 05/26/2015 - 05/26/2015
Contact: Jennifer Selzler | 612-626-2596 | jlselzle@umn.edu


Mail Letter Icon MDH FISH CONSUMPTION ADVISORY MATERIALS - 2015
The Minnesota Department of Health is requesting your support by asking you to distribute our fish consumption advice materials to your clients, community members, or stakeholders. As always, your continuing effort to help raise awareness about contaminants in fish and provide important information on reducing exposure to these contaminants is...
Contact: Rick Kipp | 651-201-4900 | rick.kipp@state.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Washington County Staff Honored as QI Innovator by PHQIX
Congratulations to Alex Eichman from Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment as she was just honored as a QI Innovator from PHQIX. PHQIX is an online community designed to be a communication hub for public health professionals interested in learning and sharing information about quality improvement (QI) in public health....
Contact: Susan Brace-Adkins | 651-201-3875 | susan.brace-adkins@state.mn.us


Mail Letter Icon Fillmore County Public Health Highlighted in PHQIX
Congratulations to Fillmore County Public Health Department as one of their quality improvement initiatives has been posted on the Public Health Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX). Their initiative was focused on "Conducting Timely Investigations of Health Problems and Environmental Hazards". PHQIX is an on-line database of public...
Contact: Susan Brace-Adkins | 651-201-3875 | susan.brace-adkins@state.mn.us


Calendar Icon Growing Agricultural Education: Embracing Health and Safety
A multidisciplinary working forum sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health to examine broad educational efforts to improve agricultural health and safety and reduce injuries through agricultural education....
Start & End Date: 05/28/2015 - 05/28/2015
Contact: Ruth Rasmussen | 612-625-8836 | rasmu048@umn.edu


April
21
2015
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse I for the Accountable Communities for Health Grant for St. Louis County Public Health & Human Services
St. Louis County Public Health & Human Services Department has a full-time opening for a Public Health Nurse located at the Myers-Wilkins Elementary Schoo in Duluth, MN.  We offer a competitive salary, a 37.5 hour work week and excellent benefits, including loan forgiveness programs. This Public Health Nurse will work in coordination with...
Contact: Christina Hansen | 218-726-2422 | Hansenc@stlouiscountymn.gov


Job Position Icon Rates Specialist for Minnesota Department of Human Services
This position is to serve as the primary specialist responsible for developing and maintaining rates and payment policy for hospital health care program. The incumbent is a point person for interactions with the industry, legislative staff and other interested parties. This position provides high level problem solving and detailed analysis of...
Contact: Pam Hughes | 6514313281 | pamela.hughes@state.mn.us
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse-Preventive Health Services for Olmsted County
 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...
Contact: Daniel Jensen | jensen.dan@co.olmsted.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Family Home Visiting for Mille Lacs County
The Public Health Nurse performs professional and skilled nursing functions to patients as part of a comprehensive public health program to promote physical and mental health in the community. This position carries out programs and provides a variety of individual, community, and/or systems focused public health interventions to protect...
Contact: Sue Treichel | 320-983-8218 | sue.treichel@co.mille-lacs.mn.us


Calendar Icon Sexual Assault on Campus: New directions in policies, practices and prevention
Panelists: Emily Erickson, Sexual Misconduct Prevention Coordinator, University of St. Thomas Hannah Fischer, Sexual Violence Program Team Leader, Mankato Roberta Gibbons, faculty, Violence Prevention researcher, Metro State University Lee LaDue, Gender Violence Prevention Coordinator, Women's Center, St. Cloud State University   Time:...
Start & End Date: 05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015
Contact: Doug Palmer | 651-201-5484 | doug.palmer@state.mn.us


April
20
2015
Job Position Icon Dakota County 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 Dakota County Public Health Nurse On-Call for Dakota County
This position reports to the Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) Supervisor who with a team of PHN's assists in communicable disease investigation and reporting following the infectious disease guidelines developed by the Minnesota Department of Health and the CDC. This position also provides support in lead roles during immunization clinics....
Contact: Not available


April
17
2015
Mail Letter Icon The Call for Proposals for the 2015 Community Health Conference is Now Open
This year’s theme is Public Health:  Everyone, Every Day, Everywhere! The Community Health Conference will be held October 7-9, 2015 at Cragun's Conference Center in Brainerd, MN. Concurrent session proposals will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015. Please visit the website or see the attached document for more...
Contact: Becky Buhler | 651-201-5795 | becky.buhler@state.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse or Social Worker for Crow Wing County Community Services
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 of client service/care plans that...
Contact: Renee Rivard | 218-824-1206 | renee.rivard@crowwing.us


April
16
2015
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: Not available
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Family for Steele County
Steele County Public Health Nursing Service is seeking a full-time Public Health Nurse for the Family Health Division. Under the direct supervision of the Family Health Lead, the nurse will work in the general area of Maternal and Child Health (MCH). This involves visits with pregnant and post-partum mothers, working with children with...
Contact: | HR@co.steele.mn.us


April
14
2015
Job Position Icon Community Services Division Director/CHS Administrator (Steele/Dodge Counties) for Steele County
Steele County is currently recruiting for a Community Services Division Director/CHS Administrator. This position is responsible for managing, administering and overseeing the long range plans, direction and strategic objectives of Steele County Community Services (Public Health, Environmental Services and Extension) and Dodge County Public...
Contact: Jackie Berg | 507-444-7401 | jackie.berg@co.steele.mn.us


Calendar Icon THE BASICS OF THE OMAHA SYSTEM
Introductory/refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org) St Paul-Ramsey Co Public Health, 1670 Beam Ave, Maplewood, MN 55109 Registration starts at 8:30 am Class from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Cost $145...
Start & End Date: 05/20/2015 - 05/20/2015
Contact: Karen Martin | 402-333-1962 | martinks0007@gmail.com


Job Position Icon Isanti County Public Health, Planner for Isanti County Public Health
Identifies, engages, and involves partners in community health assessments and evaluation; coordinates department quality improvement and quality assurance activities/projects; conducts data management to assess demographic, programmatic, socioeconomic, and community health statistics; leads planning, applying, and assists with implementation...
Contact: Barb Baar | 763-689-3859 | barb.baar@co.isanti.mn.us.us


Calendar Icon MPHA 2015 Annual Conference: Social Determinants of Health - Where You Live Matters
The Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA) conference will be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Thursday, May 28 beginning at 1pm to Friday, May 29 at 3pm. The conference will build on the momentum already underway in the state to eliminate health disparities and create health equity among all Minnesotans. Sessions will...
Start & End Date: 05/28/2015 - 05/29/2015
Contact: MPHA Information | info@mpha.net


April
13
2015
Calendar Icon 2015 MPHA Public Health Matters Policy Forum Series: "ZIP Code Matters!" May 8th Forum Topic: "Where we eat."
This last forum will explore zip code and our food access. What progress have we made in addressing food deserts, providing access to fresh produce through local community farmer’s markets, and addressing farm worker health concerns? Breakfast and onsite registration begin at 7:00am. Each forum begins promptly at 7:30am and concludes...
Start & End Date: 05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015
Contact: MPHA Information | info@mpha.net


Job Position Icon Coordinator of Volunteers for Hennepin County
The Volunteer and Community Partnerships Program of Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) seeks a Coordinator of Volunteer to recruit and manage volunteers at various sites throughout Hennepin County. The person hired will work with county staff to develop volunteer opportunities; recruit and select...
Contact: Leanne Rajtar | 612-348-9045 | Leanne.Rajtar@co.hennepin.mn.us


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse RN - Minnetonka, MN for UnitedHealth Group
The Public Health Nurse is responsible for assisting the Occupational Health/Clinical Risk Program Manager in coordinating, implementing and documenting the health and safety programs of the company, with specific emphasis on occupational health, infection control and infectious disease management. This position contributes to company efforts to...
Contact: Tonya Barber | 952-936-1689 | tonya_barber@uhg.com


Job Position Icon Public Health Nursing Supervisor for Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services
Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services (DVHHS) currently has a full time opening for a Public Health Supervisor.  DVHHS serves Cottonwood and Jackson Counties.  Primary job duties of the Public Health Supervisor are to plan, implement, and evaluate community health programs directed by Maternal Child Health (MCH) and Health Educators...
Contact: Janice Fransen | 507-847-4182 | janice.fransen@co.jackson.mn.us


April
6
2015
Job Position Icon PHN MCH Team Lead for Chisago County Health & Human Services
Provides initial review of intakes and assignment to maternal child health staff. Implements and evaluates the MCH program for reimbursement for client services. Provides direction to a team of public health nurses to provide an evidence based home visiting model (Healthy Families America) and traditional home visiting and other nursing services to...
Contact: Renee Kirchner | 651-213-8860 | HR@co.chisago.mn.us


Job Position Icon PHN/RN Maternal Child Heatlh for Chisago County Health & Human Services
Under general supervision, is responsible for client care in a community health services/public health nursing program. Works with schools, local hospitals, county social services and other agencies in providing public health nursing services to communities, families, and individuals. Provides home visiting services using an evidence based home...
Contact: Renee Kirchner | 651-213-8860 | HR@co.chisago.mn.us


Calendar Icon Health and Human Trafficking: Demand Change Pre-Conference
A recent survey of 150 trafficking survivors indicated that they experienced serious physical and mental health problems while being trafficked. Most startling of all, a majority of survivors (87.8%) sought healthcare during the time they were trafficked. Led by trafficking expert Laura Lederer, the purpose of this pre-conference session...
Start & End Date: 05/27/2015 - 05/27/2015
Contact: Julia Tindell | jtindell@breakingfree.net


April
3
2015
Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse I 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 | 218-725-5058 | hansenc@stlouiscountymn.gov


March
31
2015
Calendar Icon Radon - Schools and Large Building Measurement
The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) is one of three U.S. EPA established Regional Radon Training Centers (RRTCs) founded in 1988. The mission of the RRTCs is to provide training regarding the health risks posed by radon....
Start & End Date: 05/12/2015 - 05/12/2015
Contact: Julie Schmitz | 6126244754 | cceconf2@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Radon Mitigation Course
The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) is one of three U.S. EPA established Regional Radon Training Centers (RRTCs) founded in 1988. The mission of the RRTCs is to provide training regarding the health risks posed by radon....
Start & End Date: 05/13/2015 - 05/16/2015
Contact: Julie Schmitz | 6126244754 | cceconf2@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Radon Measurement Course
The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) is one of three U.S. EPA established Regional Radon Training Centers (RRTCs) founded in 1988. The mission of the RRTCs is to provide training regarding the health risks posed by radon....
Start & End Date: 05/11/2015 - 05/12/2015
Contact: Julie Schmitz | 6126244754 | cceconf2@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Radon Mitigation Course
The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) is one of three U.S. EPA established Regional Radon Training Centers (RRTCs) founded in 1988. The mission of the RRTCs is to provide training regarding the health risks posed by radon.      ...
Start & End Date: 05/06/2015 - 05/09/2015
Contact: Julie Schmitz | 6126244754 | cceconf2@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Radon Measurement Course
The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) is one of three U.S. EPA established Regional Radon Training Centers (RRTCs) founded in 1988. The mission of the RRTCs is to provide training regarding the health risks posed by radon....
Start & End Date: 05/04/2015 - 05/05/2015
Contact: Julie Schmitz | 6126244754 | cceconf2@umn.edu


Calendar Icon Radon Mitigation Course
The Midwest Universities Radon Consortium (MURC) is one of three U.S. EPA established Regional Radon Training Centers (RRTCs) founded in 1988. The mission of the RRTCs is to provide training regarding the health risks posed by radon....
Start & End Date: 04/27/2015 - 05/01/2015
Contact: Julie Schmitz | 6126244754 | cceconf2@umn.edu


March
30
2015
Calendar Icon THE BASICS OF THE OMAHA SYSTEM
Introductory/refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org) Govt Ctr, 411 S Broadway, Albert Lea Registration starts at 8:30 am Class from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Cost $145...
Start & End Date: 05/19/2015 - 05/19/2015
Contact: Karen Martin | 402-333-1962 | martinks0007@gmail.com


March
27
2015
Calendar Icon THE BASICS OF THE OMAHA SYSTEM
Introductory/refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org) Redwood County Court House, Basement Meeting Room. Registration starts at 8:30 am Class from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Cost $145...
Start & End Date: 05/21/2015 - 05/21/2015
Contact: Karen Martin | 402-333-1962 | martinks0007@gmail.com


Job Position Icon Public Health Assessment Nurse  Part-Time for MVNA
Public Health Nurses conduct assessments to determine PCA services needed for clients living in the eleven-county Twin Cities area.   ...
Contact: | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse for MVNA
We are looking for a passionate nurse to work with our Therapeutic Child program. Nurses will provide clients with case management, care coordination and quality education and support related to pregnant women, newly delivered mothers and infants, infants discharged from the NBICU, synagis administration, pediatric asthma, lead poisoning in...
Contact: Brittany Haigh | 6126174660 | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Job Position Icon Flu Shot RN (part-time) for MVNA
Are you looking for extra hours  based on when you're available? During our busiest months of August – December, we need passionate Wellness Registered Nurses to provide pediatric and adult immunizations to clients. This position takes place at clinic sites which can include schools, corporations, assisted living facilities, health...
Contact: Brittany Haigh | 6126174660 | mvna-hr@mvna.org


Calendar Icon African Immigrants And Healthcare: The Big Five
Public Health and Public Administration students combined to conducted a survey among the Big Five African immigrant populations in Minnesota:  Somali, Ethiopians, Liberians, Kenyan and Nigerians.  Students sought to find out, among other things, if these new populations felt the MN Department of Health was fulfilling its mission in their...
Start & End Date: 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
Contact: Karen Gulliver | 612-812-7234 | kgulliver@argosy.edu
Web site: Not available

March
26
2015
Calendar Icon Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference
Hosted by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP), this annual conference delves into a variety of pediatric related public health topics, including immunizations, obesity, adolescent health, child maltreatment, safety, and mental health. Attendees gain a greater understanding of how these issues are impacting the health...
Start & End Date: 05/01/2015 - 05/01/2015
Contact: Melissa DeBilzan | 651-338-1823 | debilzan@mnaap.org


Calendar Icon Maternal and Child Health Assessment Webinar
The Maternal and Child Health Assessment Leadership Team would like to invite you to participate in the Maternal and Child Health Assessment Webinar, to discuss the top health priorities found through a statewide assessment of Minnesotas maternal and child health population, which includes: pregnant women, mothers and infants to age 1; children...
Start & End Date: 04/23/2015 - 04/23/2015
Contact: Bonika Peters | 651-201-5719 | Bonika.Peters@state.mn.us