Revisiting the Road to Resettlement: Refugee Health in Minnesota


Local Public Health and VOLAG Forum
January 29, 2014

- A chance to review the health status of refugees, screening logistics
and refugee health orientation -

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Who should attend:
  • Local Public Health - metro and out-state area
  • Voluntary resettlement agency (VOLAG) case managers and program managers
  • Clinic staff providing health care for new refugee arrivals
  • Community organizations supporting refugees to access health care
When: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Wilder Foundation
Auditorium B-D
451 Lexington Pkwy N.
St. Paul, MN 55104


Download Local Public Health and VOLAG Forum presentations and handouts Updated 1/31/14

Morning Session

  • Registration and Welcome
  • Refugee Health Program Update: Arrivals and projects
  • Refugees and Safe Housing
    • Securing safe housing for refugees
    • Preventing bed bugs
  • Affordable Care Act and MNsure
    • MNsure enrollment process and insurance coverage
    • Role of MNsure Navigators
    • Review of health insurance benefits and services

Afternoon Session

  • New Arrivals Update
    • Resettlement status, lessons learned & things you wish you had known
  • Health Orientation Recommendations: Tools for LPH, VOLAGs, Clinics

Registration is closed.

Lunch provided
CEU's offered, no fee

For more information, contact Blain Mamo or 651-201-5535.

Planning Committee for this event: MDH Refugee Health Program, Catholic Charities, International Institute of Minnesota, Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health, and Stearns County Public Health.

Updated Friday, January 31, 2014 at 09:37AM