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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 Environmentalist/Registered Sanitarian for Hennepin County
The mission of Hennepin County's Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and livable income and improving the health of our communities. HSPHD requires its employees to be focused on results for clients and customers;...
Contact: Kate Trevorrow | 6123482163 |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse - Family Health for MVNA
We are looking for a passionate Public Health Nurse to work with pregnant teens/women and new mothers in their home or school. The nurse will provide clients with quality education and support related to prenatal care, newborn care, and parenting skills. The clients we serve are culturally diverse and reside in Minneapolis and the greater Hennepin...
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Job Position Icon Clinical Director of Community Health for MVNA
We have an exciting opportunity in a leadership position on our Community Health team. As the Clinical Director, you’ll play an integral part in ensuring the provision of high quality community services which include CPR, health screenings, immunization clinics, nurse consultants and other lines of business. You’ll lead our direct care...
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Job Position Icon Healthy Start Coordinator for City of Minneapolis
This position provides programmatic coordination for the federally funded Healthy Start project and is responsible for oversight of a large federal grant that involves managing a collaborative process. The goal of this project is to reduce the disproportionately high rates of infant mortality among the African American populations. This position is...
Contact: Joel Lampe | 612-673-2282 |

Job Position Icon Child Protection Social Workers (ICWA) for Hennepin County
The mission of the Hennepin County Services and Public Health Dept (HSPHD) is to strengthen individuals, families and communities by increasing safety and stability, promoting self-reliance and livable income and improving the health of our communities. There are currently two openings for Family Assessment (FA) Child Protection Social...
Contact: Eric Slette |
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC): Refresher - November 5, 2014 - Cloquet, MN
This 1-day workshop is designed to enhance knowledge and skills needed to provide complete C&TC services consistent with program standards. It provides an update on C&TC best practices, review of current screening procedures, including practice of select components of the physical exam. The workshop content and format is based on the...
Start & End Date: 11/05/2014 - 11/05/2014
Contact: Sheila Blackman | 651-201-3735 |

Job Position Icon Health Educator for Dodge County Public Health
To improve and maintain the health of individuals, families, groups and the community by assessing, analyzing, and evaluating community health education needs. Plan and implement health education programs. Plan and implement the Public Health Emergency Preparedness activities. 1. Prepares, promotes and delivers health education programs. 2....
Contact: Dodge County Employee Relations | 507-635-6239 |

Mail Letter Icon Safe Sleep: Data Trends, Recommendations and Prevention Messaging for Home Visitors Webinar
The Safe Sleep: Data Trends, Recommendations and Prevention Messaging for Home Visitors webinar is open to home visiting professionals and their partners, and will include the following information: 1) current national and state-level data trends; 2) American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for infant safe sleep; 3) risk reduction methods,...
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Calendar Icon Child Care Health Consultant Meeting
The Minnesota Department of Health will hold a meeting for Child Care Health Consultants working in Minnesota.  The meeting will be held on October 9, 2014 from 3-4 PM.  The purpose of the meeting is to learn about others who are providing CCHC services and explore interests in establishing an ongoing format for professional support and...
Start & End Date: 10/09/2014 - 10/09/2014
Contact: Diane Etling | 651-201-3586 |
Web site: Not available

Job Position Icon Environmental Specialist / Sanitarian for Morrison County Public Health
This position’s duties include the responsibility for insuring compliance with health and safety laws and rules pertaining to food, beverage and lodging establishments, mobile home parks, recreational camping areas, children’s camps, schools, and public swimming pools in Morrison and Todd Counties.  The incumbent will collect water...
Contact: Barb DeZurik | 320-632-0299 |

Calendar Icon Parent Survey Consultation
Consultation for Home Visitors Who Use the Parent Survey Tool Emily Wharton, BSN, RN, PHN, a certified Parent Survey trainer, will offer consultation sessions for Minnesota Healthy Families America affiliates working in the metro and/or Greater Minnesota. These sessions will provide participants with greater knowledge and experience using ...
Start & End Date: 11/05/2014 - 11/05/2014
Contact: MDH FHV Program |

Mail Letter Icon Call for Nominations - Barbara O'Grady Award
The Local Public Health Association is soliciting nominations for the Barbara O'Grady Excellence in Public Health Leadership Award. This award is to honor and recognize a public health nurse in Minnesota for outstanding leadership and contributions to public health. Nomination forms are due on October 10, 2014. This award will be presented at the...
Contact: Britta Orr | 651-789-4354 |

Calendar Icon Train the Trainer: Poison Prevention and Information
This course will educate attendees about poison center services and demographics. Prevention and awareness strategies will also be discussed, including household poisons, prescription drugs of abuse and misuse, and basic home treatment of the poisoned patient. OBJECTIVES The participant will be able to:   1.    ...
Start & End Date: 09/26/2014 - 12/26/2014
Contact: Marilyn Ciepielinski | 612-873-3144 |

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

Calendar Icon Designing and Managing Public Health Information Systems: 8 Steps to Success
Transform your organization's approach to public health information systems with this upcoming course from the Public Health Informatics Institute Academy. Connect with peers and share your experiences while you learn how to successfully navigate the IT lifecycle to develop systems that support your organizational goals. This...
Start & End Date: 09/29/2014 - 12/05/2014
Contact: Not available

Job Position Icon Public Health Supervisor for Itasca County
**Itasca County is creating an Eligibility List an will be accepting applications for a Public Health Supervisor. This position will open on 8/27/2014** Position Description: Public Health Professional and Health and Human Services Administrative Team Member. Distinguishing features of position include: planning, budgeting, implementing,...
Contact: Itasca County

Mail Letter Icon 2014 Betty Hubbard Awards Announcement
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Advisory Task Force is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Betty Hubbard MCH Leadership Awards. Betty Hubbard was a longtime advocate for the health needs of mothers and children, and an original member of the Task Force. The Task Force and the Commissioner of Health honor her work and her memory by...
Contact: Susan Castellano |

Job Position Icon Public Health Nurse, full-time, salary included below for Aitkin County
Job Summary To perform professional public health nursing services to ensure proper administration and coordination of established public health programs. To prevent disease and promote health and wellness to individuals, families, groups and all citizens of Aitkin County....
Contact: Bobbie Danielson | 218-927-7306 |

Calendar Icon Omaha System International Conference
Guidelines for submission of poster abstracts and details regarding conference registration are available on the website.  Poster abstracts are due 1/31/15 with notification sent by 2/28/15.  Email abstracts to Lynn Choromanski (
Start & End Date: 04/15/2015 - 04/18/2015
Contact: LuAnn Rice | 320-202-1831 |

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: Laura Fitzsimmons | 952-891-7892 |

Calendar Icon Solving Breastfeeding Mysteries
Speaker: Lisa Marasco, MA, IBCLC, FILCA Lisa Marasco has been working with breastfeeding mothers for over 20 years and has been Internationally Board Certified since 1993. She holds a Master's degree in Human Development with specialization in Lactation, coauthored The Breastfeeding Mother's Guide to Making More Milk with Diana West (Oct...
Start & End Date: 10/23/2014 - 10/23/2014
Contact: Linda Andvik | 218-299-7821 |
Web site: Not available

Calendar Icon The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Policy Formula
What really is the difference between educating government officials, advocacy and lobbying? In a field driven by environmental strategies such as policy change, this is an ongoing question for many of us. Understanding the answer to this question can make a big impact on our level of involvement. So join us to get answers! Staff attorneys...
Start & End Date: 10/02/2014 - 10/02/2014
Contact: Lindsey Carlson | 651-646-3005 |