MNsure Finalizes Partnerships with HealthFinders and Other Grantees

MNsure recently announced that they have finalized partnerships with 23 grantees, including HealthFinders. These 23 organizations are carrying out MNsure's mission by making sure people have access to excellent and affordable healthcare. MNsure CEO, Allison O’Toole, commented in a press release that she believes that across the board reductions in the number of uninsured people in [...]

July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Impact of Our Community Health Workers

After a diabetic patient suffering from dizzy spells and fainting went to the local Emergency Room, a doctor recommended follow up with a primary healthcare provider. However, the patient spoke little English and had no means of reliable transportation to see a primary care doctor. HealthFinders was recommended. The patient had been to HealthFinders before. [...]

July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Another Beautiful Weekend for HealthFinders at the Riverwalk Market Fair!

It was another beautiful day for HealthFinders to promote wellness at the Riverwalk Market Fair in Northfield last Saturday.  Families enjoyed our table because the kids got to play a game and the parents got tips about how to live a healthy lifestyle. Just like last time, our table was run by our Pura Vida interns, [...]

July 21st, 2016|Pura Vida Program|

Free Sports Physicals at Greenvale!

Ah yes, it's that time of year again.  The "back to school" ads are playing on TV, kids have been out of school so long they are starting to miss it, and sports physicals are coming up due.  Fortunately, HealthFinders (along with Greenvale Park Community School and the Healthy Community Initiative) will be doing sports [...]

July 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Mark Your Calendars for Next Year’s Gala!

Have a blast at this years gala?  Well now's the time to make sure your day is clear on April 22nd, 2017 because that is when next year's gala is!  We're already excited to see you all there in just a few short months.

July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Join HealthFinders at the Faribault International Festival

  We at HealthFinders are excited to attend the Faribault International Festival again!  It's going to be a fun day of eating, dancing, and celebrating that you will not want to miss.  The festival runs from 10am to 4pm August 20th at Central Park. We hope to see you there!

July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|

HealthFinders Collaborates with Like-Minded Community Organization to Better Serve Our Community.

  HealthFinders is excited for the opportunity to collaborate with another organization committed to expanding access to healthcare.  Open Door Health Center, a non-profit based in Mankato, has recently received a federal grant and will be expanding its services into the Rice County Area.  They will be using the grant to hire more staff to go [...]

July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Job Opportunity: MESA Program Coordinator Wanted

  HealthFinders is looking for a Program Coordinator for our Mejorando la Salud de los Adolescentes (MESA) initiative.  We are looking for someone to work 32 hours a week and the location and schedule are flexible.  Visit our Careers and Internships page for more information about the position and how to apply.

July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Visit HealthFinders at the Rice County Fair!

HealthFinders is excited to join you all at the Rice County Fair!  This is our first year at the fair and we hope that this will be a great place to tell everyone in the community a little bit more about ourselves and how we can all live a little healthier. We are going to [...]

July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A Special Shoutout to Our Community Health Workers

We at Healthfinders are committed to grassroots community engagement for the health and wellness of the community we serve.  HealthFinders is able to have community health workers (Raquel Rendon and Yakub Aden) because of our HealthRise grant from the Medtronic Foundation.  They work on a daily basis creating, engaging and building ongoing and permanent relationships [...]

July 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|