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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. [...]

2017-08-07T14:11:02-06:00July 25th, 2016|Announcements, Community Engagement|

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, [...]

2017-08-01T17:11:14-06:00July 21st, 2016|Pura Vida Program|

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.

2017-01-27T20:45:41-06:00July 8th, 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 [...]

2017-08-07T14:11:40-06:00July 5th, 2016|Announcements, Community Engagement|

Salud America Visits HealthFinders

Last Friday we were delighted to have Salud America interview Juliana Lima, our Pura Vida Program Coordinator, and Charlie Mandile, Executive Director of HealthFinders, at our Northfield clinic.  Salud America is a part of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network at the University of Texas that works to fight childhood obesity in the Latino community. [...]

2017-08-07T14:12:48-06:00June 27th, 2016|Awards and Recognition|

Pura Vida at Riverwalk Market Fair

  This past weekend our Pura Vida inters, Mallika Dargan and Kevin Skrip ran the HealthFinders tent at the Northfield Riverwalk Market Fair.  The tent not only provided visitors with information about HealthFinders but also had active games and free fruit. “Our station was one of the funnest and most entertaining for kids and their [...]

2017-08-07T14:12:56-06:00June 23rd, 2016|Announcements|