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Minnesota Resources

Rural Firefighters Delivering Agricultural Safety and Health (RF-DASH)
Provides farm safety resources for rural firefighters in 7 states. Provides access to free online tools with registration: SaferFarm.org, which analyzes hazardous elements on farms that could lead to injury, and NFMCFarmMapper.com, which helps fire departments preplan their response to fires on farms.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Culture Care Connection: Rural Minnesotans
Provides information and data to help healthcare providers recognize and understand the importance of culture when providing healthcare to populations living in rural Minnesota. Discusses population characteristics, health disparities, social determinants of health, social diversity, diet, medical care, mental health, and leading causes of death in rural areas of the state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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Minnesota e-Health Fact Sheets, Guides, and Tools
Details fact sheets, guides, and briefs for the Minnesota e-Health Initiative that includes clinics, hospitals, local public health units, nursing homes, pharmacies, and e-prescribing. Describes the adoption and use of electronic health records (EHRs), health information technology (HIT), and health information exchange (HIE) in Minnesota.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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Federally Qualified Health Center and Rural Health Clinics
A provider manual covering the federal requirements and state guidelines for clinical services and billing procedures specific to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in Minnesota.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Human Services
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Minnesota Compass
Provides data for Minnesota state, regions, counties, and large cities. Covers demographics, health-related indicators, and data on the social determinants of health, including housing, environmental health, and more.
Type: Website
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Minnesota HealthScores
Compares ratings of quality and patient experience, medical group quality and total cost, hospital quality and patient experience, and cost of services and procedures by healthcare topics in Minnesota. Provides information by clinic, city, provider name, healthcare purchasers, and consumers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: MN Community Measurement
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EMS Toolkit
Includes resources developed for rural EMS organizations, which are often run by volunteers. Topics include recruitment and retention, funding and finances, and leadership and management.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Atlas of Minnesota Online
Collection of digital maps providing data for social and economic characteristics of Minnesota, such as housing, health, education, infrastructure, and more. Frequently updated.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Policy and Development
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Minnesota e-Health Assessments
Details reports for the Minnesota e-Health Initiative that includes clinics, hospitals, local public health units, nursing homes, pharmacies, and e-prescribing.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of Minnesota Resources.


Last Updated: 8/11/2022