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Situation Update for COVID-19

Details: Total number of health care workers (cumulative) 46,632: More about positive cases. Positive cases are individual people who live in Minnesota that tested positive for COVID-19. People are only counted as a case once, even if …

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Health Alert Network

Details: The Health Alert Network of the Minnesota Department of Health enables public health staff, health care providers, emergency workers, and others working to protect the public to exchange information during a disease outbreak or disaster.

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COVID-19 Weekly Report

Details: Health care worker This data is for all cases who reported their occupation as health care staff in acute care or congregate care facilities. Not all cases who are health care workers were exposed at work. Numbers include confirmed and probable cases. Child care staff, child care attendee

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Minnesota statewide health assessment

Details: The Health of Minnesota: Statewide Health Assessment includes a demographic summary of the state, key indicators on a variety of health issues and challenges, important information about contributing factors to health, and an additional supplement document on disease and injury.

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Center for Public Health Practice

Details: The Center for Public Health Practice is located in the Community Health Division. We work to build capacity and improve performance of Minnesota's state and local public health system. We provide leadership, technical assistance, consultation, planning support, and performance measurement to state

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School Health Services

Details: School health services are incredibly valuable tools to marry health and education to build healthy, successful futures for Minnesota's kids and families. When schools have a school nurse, it is a safety net to assess, plan and coordinate for student care. When students' physical and mental health needs are met, they are able to be mentally and

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Find My Immunization Record

Details: Find My Immunization Record. The Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) is an immunization information system (IIS) that combines a person's immunizations into a single record, even if they were given by …

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Phone Numbers of MDH Divisions, Sections and Programs

Details: Office of Health Facilities Complaints 651-201-4200 or 1-800-369-7994. Office of Medical Cannabis 651-201-5598 or 844-879-3381 (toll-free) Office of Rural Health and Primary Care 651-201-3838. Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives 651-201-5443. Office of Vital Records 651-201-5970. Public Health Laboratory 651-201-5200. Radiation

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Health Economics Program

Details: Health Economics Program. The Health Economics Program (HEP) conducts empirical, objective research and applied policy analysis to monitor changes in the health care marketplace; to understand factors influencing health care cost, quality and access; and to provide technical assistance in the development of state health care policy.

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Public Health and QI Toolbox

Details: Health Equity Resource Library: Use these tools, templates, and resources to build your public health department's health equity capacity. The library is designed to allow local health departments to identify resources to best meet their needs from among a wide range of materials.

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Local Public Health Act

Details: The community health board is the legally recognized governing body for local public health in Minnesota, and the only governmental entity eligible for funding under the LPH Act grant. Community health boards have statutory responsibility under the LPH Act, and work in partnership with MDH to address the areas of public health responsibility.

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Minnesota's public health system: History and context

Details: The community health board is the legal governing authority for local public health in Minnesota, and community health boards work with MDH in partnership to prevent diseases, protect against environmental hazards, promote healthy behaviors and healthy communities, respond to disasters, ensure access to health services, and assure an adequate local public health

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News and Announcements

Details: MDH and our partners hold regular media briefings to provide COVID-19 updates. Some news outlets (TPT, MPR, KARE 11, local news radio stations, and more) broadcast the entire briefing on air, their websites, or Facebook pages where the public can listen in. Stream Governor’s press conferences live

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Climate and Health

Details: The Minnesota Climate & Health Program is focused on improving our ability to protect public health and prevent future harms from climate change. An increase of extreme heat events in Minnesota is on the horizon — now is the time to prepare and protect health!

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Health equity resources by type

Details: Advancing health equity: Key questions for assessing policy, processes, and assumptions Minnesota Department of Health These key questions can help an organization consider equity in specific policies, processes, and assumptions. tag(s): show organizational commitment, assessments, assess a program/policy.

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Health Impact Assessment

Details: The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) supports Health Impact Assessments (HIA) as a tool to ensure that health is considered in these and other important decisions. HIA is a systematic process used by organizations and community groups to provide decision-makers with information about how any policy, program or project may affect the …

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Health Equity and COVID-19

Details: Health Equity and COVID-19. Health equity means everyone has the same chance to be as healthy as possible. Minnesota on average is one of the healthiest states in the country. However, not everyone in Minnesota has the same chance to be healthy. Things that can get in the way of being healthy also play a part in the unequal way that COVID-19 is

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Cue COVID-19 Test

Details: Cue Health has partnered with Impact Health to help with the implementation of Cue testing, including training on how to use the device and reporting test results to MDH. Why should we use this test? Cue provides a rapid test result for symptomatic or asymptomatic patients using nasal specimens. A quick positive test result allows for more

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Long-term Care: COVID-19

Details: CMS QSO-20-38-NH: Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC, Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency related to Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility Testing Requirements (PDF)

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COVID-19 Stories of Community Outreach and Partnership

Details: During COVID-19, staff from across the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) have been reassigned to help with our public health response. Reaching all Minnesotans with important information about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread has been a top priority. Many staff have been specifically

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Resource Library for Advancing Health Equity

Details: Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI) This guide describes stages of organizational development related to health equity practice for public health departments. It provides practical tips, suggestions for overcoming challenges, and tools to use along the way. tag(s): equip staff, guides/toolkits. Moving the race conversation forward

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Healthy Eating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Details: Breastfeeding is one of the most important things you can do for the long-term health of your baby. That’s because it’s the best source of nutrition for most infants. However, it’s also important to use caution when breastfeeding children during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Histoplasmosis Statistics and Maps)

Details: The Safer Farm Animal Contact Exhibits (Safer FACEs) training program can help you understand the risks of illness and injury from farm animals, and how to protect your visitors. Complete this free online training and the Minnesota Department of Health will provide certification that your venue has learned about these issues.

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Water and Health

Details: For Health Care Professionals; Information on waterborne illness and reporting requirements for health professionals. For Local Partners; Resources for Local Public Health agencies. For Water Operators and Water Professionals; Information for professionals who work in a business that needs to supply water to its customers, or protect the water

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Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC

Details: The Office of Rural Health and Primary Care promotes access to quality health care for all Minnesotans. We work as partners with policymakers, providers, and rural and underserved urban communities to ensure a continuum of core health services throughout the state. 2021 National Rural Health Day. National Rural Health Day is Thursday, November 18.

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Current Job Openings at MDH

Details: The Minnesota Department of Health hires approximately 200 employees a year to fulfill its mission of "Protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans." COVID-19 Jobs Case investigation and contact tracing jobs. The health department is currently fully staffed with case investigators and contact tracers.

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MCHS Vital Statistics

Details: The Minnesota Vital Statistics System (MVSS) is a part of the Minnesota Center for Health Statistics (MCHS) at the Minnesota Department of Health. The MVSS compiles statistical data on all births, deaths, infant deaths, and fetal deaths to Minnesota residents. These data are provided to MVSS by the

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Community Solutions Grantee Profiles

Details: Mission: Centro Tyrone Guzman is committed to the wellbeing of Latine* families through providing a holistic approach to education, health, and wellness. Project Name: Mi Pequeño Mundo Project Description: This project uses the successful Siembra Montessori early learning program as a guide to engage parent leaders and community partners in developing …

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HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A guide

Details: HEDA: Conducting a Health Equity Data Analysis: A guide for local health departments in Minnesota. Analyzing health inequities requires a process that uses data to identify health differences between population groups instead of only examining the population as a whole. The process then continues by identifying and examining the causes of these population …

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Immunization: Me and My Family

Details: Minnesota Statutes, Section 121A.15 Health Standards; Immunizations; School Children; Minnesota Administrative Rules, Chapter 4604, Immunization; Minnesota Statutes, Section 135A.14 Statement of Immunization Postsecondary or college immunization law in Minnesota. Minnesota Statutes, section 144.3351 Immunization Data

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Health Care Homes

Details: Health status, satisfaction with clinician, access, coordination, personal goal attainment, shared decision making, medication and care burden, change in insurance coverage, going without care due to cost, out-of-pocket medical costs and changes in social needs : Patient Surveys:

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Urban Mental Health Loan Forgiveness

Details: The Urban Mental Health Professional Loan Forgiveness Program provides funds for repayment of Qualified Educational Loans. Qualified Educational Loans include government, commercial, and foundation loans for actual costs paid for tuition, reasonable education and living expenses related to the past graduate or undergraduate education of the Mental Health

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Natality (births)

Details: Natality (births) Natality data are used to monitor trends in mother and infant health during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and birth. Risk factors for poor birth outcomes for both mothers and infants can be identified by studying prenatal care utilization, characteristics of pregnancy and birth, trends in delivery methods, and other risk factors for poor birth outcomes (e.g., low birth

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Videos for COVID-19 Response

Details: Mental Health Crisis Line - Call: **CRISIS (**274747) Contact us: If you have questions or comments about this page, use our IDEPC Comment Form or call 651-201-5414 for the MDH Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division .

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International Travel Health Clinics Serving Minnesota

Details: If you have insurance, call your health plan's member services office to see if you are covered for your travel vaccines. CDC Travelers' Health Health information for specific destinations or diseases, plus general travel health tips. Contact CDC: 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: 888-232-6348

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Extreme Heat Events

Details: Extreme heat events can cause a number of health-related problems, including an increase in deaths (mortality) and nonfatal outcomes (morbidity). Yet, almost all of the negative health outcomes from extreme heat can be prevented by taking appropriate measures to ensure that the public stays cool and hydrated during an extreme heat event.

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Minnesota Statewide Trauma System–Home – Minnesota

Details: Minnesota Statewide Trauma System. Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death for people between the ages of one and 44, and the third leading cause of death overall, second only to cancer and heart disease.

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