HealthFinders recently collaborated with the Growing Up Healthy organization to host a 'Somali round table' event at the Faribault Public Library. This event was an opportunity to meet with members of the local Somali community to share and discuss health issues that affect them, as well as to discover ways in which HealthFinders can more [...]
An Interview with dental volunteer Howard Sauer Volunteers are a vital component here at HealthFinders Collaborative. Howard Sauer, an 84 year old retired dentist in Faribault, has recently begun volunteering as a dental assistant. Dr. Sauer graduated from University of Minnesota dental school in 1956. After two years of serving in the Navy as [...]
HealthFinders along with the Faribault Schools Community Education Group has developed a class open to all frontline healthcare workers (Community Paramedics, Community Healthcare Workers, Interpreters, etc.). This class was designed so that these workers could have the chance to develop their skills and, more importantly, learn from each other. There are eleven classes in total [...]
HealthFinders is looking for an Advanced Dental Therapist who is looking for a job where they can do what they love while being surrounded by great coworkers and knowing that what they do for a living makes a huge difference in the community. We also would like them to work 32 hours a week at our Faribault [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
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.
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!
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.