Minnesota's Refugee Health Program partners with local health departments, private health care providers, and community organizations to offer each new refugee arrival a comprehensive screening examination, appropriate follow-up or referral, and community-based health education.
- About Our Work and Partners
Learn about Refugee Health Program partners, Minnesota's health screening protocol, medical exams for refugees, immigration definitions, and ongoing activities sponsored by the program.
Metro Refugee Health Task Force | Global Brown Bag Events | LPH/VOLAG Forum | Refugee Health Screening Manual | Refugee Health Quarterly
- Refugee Health Statistics
Demographic and health screening data for annual refugee arrivals to Minnesota, with additional resources for national and global data.
- Refugee Health Provider
Clinical resources for health professionals who administer and coordinate the refugee health assessment exam, including forms for health screening, population-specific medical information, and an online refugee health CME module.
Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide | Refugee Health Assessment Pocket Guide | eSHARE | Minnesota Civil Surgeons | Clinician's Corner
- Health Education Materials for Refugees
Multi-lingual health education materials and resources for refugees; includes Minnesota-specific as well as national resources.
- Refugee Topics
Resources on a variety of topics related to refugee health in Minnesota, including national and international resources.
Cultural Competence | Language Access | Health Disparities | Resettlement | Social Services and Mental Health | State Refugee Programs
- Directories for Organizations Serving Refugees
Products developed by the Refugee Health Program; includes the Health Resources Directory for Diverse Cultural Communities, the Ethnic Media Directory, and the Mutual Assistance Association-Community Based Organization (MAA-CBO) Directory.
- Refugee Health Lending Library
The Refugee Health Program's Lending Library maintains a comprehensive collection of educational materials about refugee populations and health issues. Our in-house lending library holds over 180 videos, and is expected to grow each year.