First Monday Videos

DVDs of the First Monday meetings of the Minnesota Department of Health held in St. Paul (and broadcast to other MDH locations) are available for check out at the Barr Library. A brief summary of meeting content is provided. Contact the library at health.library@state.mn.us or call 651-201-5093 to request a loan of a First Monday DVD.

May 2010

  • Employee recognitions
  • State budget update/legislative wrap-up
  • National health reform law overview

February 2010

  • Employee recognitions
  • Legislative session overview
  • H1N1 flu update
  • Strategic goals review

November 2009

  • Employee recognitions
  • H1N1 flu update
  • State budget and legislative session forecast
  • Strategic planning update

August 2009

  • Employee recognitions
  • Budget status update
  • MDH values and strategic planning overview
  • H1N1 flu planning update

May 2009

  • Employee recognitions
  • H1N1 flu response
  • Legislative budget negotiations and federal stimulus funds
  • Legislation impacting MDH
  • Strategic planning status report
  • Winner of This is Public Health photo contest recognized

February 2009

  • Employee recognitions
  • MDH budget overview

November 2008 (Not available)

  • Employee recognitions
  • Budget planning process update
  • Strategic planning review

August 2008

  • Employee recognitions
  • MDH values focus
May 2008
  • Employee recognitions
  • Thrive and survive plan
  • Legislative session/budget review
  • Values statement survey
  • Questions and answers

February 2008

  • Employee recognitions
  • Legislative session overview
  • 2007 accomplishments

November 2007

  • Employee recognitions
  • Introduction of and comments by Commissioner Sanne Magnan

August 2007

  • Employee recognitions
  • MDH role in 35W bridge collapse
  • Introduction of State Epidemiologist Ruth Lynfield
  • New intranet preview
  • State Fair update
  • Family health history

May 2007 

  • Employee recognitions
  • Hepatitis A outbreak overview
  • codeReady update
  • Legislative review
  • Recycling challenge
  • Work Well MDH overview
  • MDH's role in ensuring safe drinking water

February 2007

  • Employee recognitions
  • Legislative session overview
  • Data practices security presentation
  • Health observances
  • New first Monday schedule
  • Chronic disease reduction unit work review