Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide
Refugee Health Program
Provider guide: chapter one
Health Program (PDF: 376KB/7 pages)
The history of the Minnesota Refugee Health program, terminology, and descriptions of the refugee health medical exams.
- Reception and Placement
Program Assurance Form Example (PDF: 835KB/1 page)
Example form showing the American Council of Voluntary Agencies (ACVA) form.
- Immigration: Refugee Adjustment of Status USCIS (PDF: 77KB/2 pages)
Presentation by Jenny Skwira, district adjudications officer at US Citizenship and Immigration Services
- Minnesota Civil
Updated quarterly, this is a brief overview of the role of the civil surgeon and a list of USCIS-designated medical providers in Minnesota who can sign off on the I-693 medical exam.
- Local Health Departments
Considered Civil Surgeons (PDF: 17KB/1 page)
In November 1998, Minnesota local health departments were allowed a "blanket" designation to participate as Civil Surgeons to certify the documentation of immunization for refugees.
- Minnesota Voluntary Resettlement Agencies (VOLAGS)
Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record Attention: Non-MDH link