Housing and Health

HealthFinders Collaborative strongly believes that health and wellness begin in the community. Our community engagement team is in ongoing conversation with leaders and residents across the community about what makes them healthy. Frequently, the conversation turns to a variety of social determinants, or underlying factors, that impact community members' ability to be healthy. These social [...]

2018-05-14T13:57:22+00:00May 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dedicated HealthFinders’ Volunteer Receives HCI Making a Difference Award

  This December, the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) selected our very own Diane Pearsall, volunteer interpreter, as the recipient for the “Making A Difference” award! This award recognizes members of our community who help to make Northfield a better place for young people, and Diane does exactly that. Emily Carroll, nurse practitioner at HealthFinders [...]

2018-05-14T10:02:57+00:00May 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

HealthFinders Dental Teams Brings the Dental Clinic into Jefferson School

The HealthFinders dental team recently brought their dental services to Jefferson Community School in Faribault for the first time. Forty-five students received dental examinations in one day, thanks to a collaboration between the Faribault Community School, HealthFinders and a grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation to provide school-based sealant clinics and other dental services. [...]

2018-05-14T14:08:08+00:00May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2018-04-09T11:27:30+00:00April 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 [...]

2018-03-08T15:58:38+00:00March 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 [...]

2018-02-14T14:40:00+00:00February 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 [...]

2018-02-02T14:04:18+00:00February 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 [...]

2017-09-19T16:24:34+00:00September 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 [...]

2017-08-23T15:52:42+00:00August 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 [...]

2017-09-19T16:20:13+00:00August 18th, 2017|Awards and Recognition|