HealthFinders Annual Spring Gala is Friday, April 20th at the Grand Event Center

  Cheers to our volunteers! Don't miss this fun and worthwhile event. This years' theme is "Cheers to our Volunteers" honoring the dedicated volunteers who are reaching service milestones of 15 years-10 years-5 years (3 years for students) of volunteer service with HealthFinders. Tickets Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased online through [...]

April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

HealthFinders Moves into NEW Collaborative Northfield Space

March brings a bright new space for HealthFinders Collaborative as we have moved into our new Northfield clinic! In the true spirit of collaboration, we are sharing space with Northfield Hospital & Clinics Express Care Clinic (opening soon) and Sterling Pharmacy. Our new address is 701 Division St. S, Northfield MN. While the shared space [...]

March 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Integrated Health Care with a Heart

Patient was moved to tears for the compassionate integrated care he received at HealthFinders Integrated Health Care with a Heart   HealthFinders Collaborative provides integrated primary medical care, dental, advocacy and wellness education to people in Rice County who are uninsured or covered by public insurance. Our organization currently consists of two locations, a medical [...]

February 14th, 2018|Patient Stories, Uncategorized|

Introducing “Living Well with Diabetes’ classes in Spanish to Rice County

HealthFinders teams up with the Rice County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership to address wellness education class needs for Spanish speakers. Introducing 'Living Well with Diabetes' classes in Spanish to Rice County HealthFinders has teamed up with the Rice County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) to bring 'Living Well with Diabetes' Workshops available in Spanish to [...]

February 2nd, 2018|Diabetes Program, Health Updates|

HealthFinders’ Changing the Way some People in Rice County Receive Care

Bringing Healthcare directly to the Community HealthFinders endeavors to ensure healthcare access to everyone in our community, particularly those whose needs are not met in our current healthcare system. Because of this, we meet a diverse range of patients with unique needs and work to tailor our healthcare to meet their needs. Our Community Health [...]

September 9th, 2017|Awards and Recognition|

Summer interns share their time and talents with HealthFinders

Every year, HealthFinders is fortunate to employ a group of interns from St. Olaf and Carleton over the summer and during the academic year. This summer's team has been doing amazing work to improve and support HealthFinders through a variety of projects. We'd like to highlight a few of their projects so that our community can get an idea [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Interns & Volunteers|

HealthFinders, a model for the “21st Century Dental Team,” presents at the second annual Minnesota Oral Health Summit

On Thursday, August 3rd, the dental team at HealthFinders Collaborative traveled to Normandale Community College in Bloomington to participate in the 2017 Oral Health Summit II, sponsored by the Normandale Community College, Minnesota Department of Health, and Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation. The event attracted hundreds of dental professionals from across the state. The theme of the day was the practice of integrating medical and dental [...]

August 18th, 2017|Awards and Recognition|

Jenny Berge awarded Loan Forgiveness Funding

Jenny Berge, our Advanced Dental Therapist at HealthFinders Faribault Clinic, has been accepted into the Minnesota Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program. This is a program that is offered by the Minnesota Department of Health to help health professionals pay off their student loans while providing their skills to underserved communities.   Many people have difficulty reaching the healthcare services they need, an issue that we are [...]

August 4th, 2017|Awards and Recognition, Dental|

HealthFinders awarded donation of toothbrushes and toothpaste from Delta Dental of Minnesota

HealthFinders Collaborative received a donation of 1,008 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste by Delta Dental of Minnesota as a part of their “Inspiring Smile Power” initiative. June was National Smile Month. To celebrate, Delta Dental encouraged the public to nominate deserving Minnesota and North Dakota non-profit organizations to receive up to 1,008 donated toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste. HealthFinders was among the overwhelming number of organizations nominated, and we were awarded the [...]

August 2nd, 2017|Dental|

Jenny Berge at National Dental Conference

HealthFinders’ Advanced Dental Therapist, Jenny Berge, presented at National Dental Conference  Recently HealthFinders' Advanced Dental Therapist, Jenny Berge, had the opportunity to present at the 94th Annual Conference of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association (ADHA). Jenny co-presented with Anne Lynch, the Director of Governmental Affairs, on the topic of Dental Therapy. Anne Lynch gave an overview on the accreditation standards for Dental Therapy and those states proposing legislation for a Mid-Level Oral Health Practitioner. Jenny's topic [...]

August 1st, 2017|Dental|