Information and Resources for
Local Public Health


MEDSS Training Materials

Local Public Health workers must complete the MEDSS self–study training to gain access to MEDSS. Please contact Nicole Brys ( to obtain a copy of this training.

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) and Birth Defects Training

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Minnesota Parent Roadmap


Information from the March 2015 Local Public Health Conference

If you attended all of the conference sessions you earned 9 CEUs.

Information about National Certification of Healthcare Interpreters and to Learn if a Particular Interpreter is Nationally Certified

Information on Deaf Community Health Workers can be found on the Deaf Community Healthcare Worker website. On that site, there’s a document that talks about reimbursement for Community Healthcare Worker services (PDF). See section on Funding and Policy.

A copy of the EHDI "What you Need to Know" Parent Resource Organizer that is sent to families by MDH after Diagnosis of hearing loss.

Find a Local public Health Key Contact near you

MDH Quality Improvement website (from breakout on Quality Improvement)

Care Plan Template from Jeanne McAllister - The Lucille Packard Foundation for Children’s Health will issue a brief and guide sometime in May about the work Jeanne referenced. It will include a checklist of what a care plan should include. For now please check out the website where there is a medical home toolkit. Jeanne McAllister was the lead author on the toolkit and there are templates in there that she helped to develop.

EHDI ChecklistEHDI Checklist for LPH EHDI Key Contacts: Promising practices for follow-up of Screening/Rescreening Notifications developed by the LPH EHDI Quality improvement Collaborative.

Your Baby's Hearing: It's Important to Test again: Parent education material for screening notifications developed by the LPH EHDI Quality Improvement Collaborative.

Materials from March 2014 Local Public Health Conference

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Date Work/Training Completed Invoice Due Date
January 1 to March 31 April 30
April 1 to June 30 July 30
July 1 to September 30 October 30
October 1 to December 31 January 30


EHDI - BD Follow–up Invoice (PDF: 2 pages/91KB)

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