Injury or Potential Exposure
Seek medical treatment as soon as possible! University employees should immediately go to the nearest HealthPartners Occupational and Environmental Medicine (HPOEM) location during normal and urgent care hours on a walk-in basis. It is recommended that you call ahead at (952) 883-6999 to reduce wait times. If you cannot get through by phone, proceed directly to the clinic.
Outside of normal hours, call the HPOEM 24/7 CareLine at (612) 339-3663 or 1-800-284-9745 (TTY 952-883-5474) for directions on where to go for treatment or visit the nearest Emergency Department.
HealthPartners Occupational and Environmental Medicine (HPOEM) is the provider of occupational health services for University employees in the Twin Cities.
Online: You can schedule an appointment online. When scheduling online, use your own email address as the Contact Email.
Phone: Call (952) 883-6999 and choose the option for the clinic you would like to be connected to. Identify yourself as a University of Minnesota employee, along with your department or program, and specify the type of service you need. Hours for appointment scheduling are 8 AM to 5 PM.
Urgent Care/After Hours: Call (952) 853-8800 or visit the Urgent Care/After Hours website.
The HealthPartners CareLine phone service is available any time. The CareLine is staffed with registered nurses who can counsel employees on where to seek care in the event of an exposure. Call (612) 339-3663 or 1-800-551-0859 (TTY 952-883-5474).
Riverside Clinic: 2220 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis
St. Paul Clinic: 205 S. Wabasha Street, St. Paul
Riverway Clinic: 601 Jacob Lane, Anoka
West Clinic: 5100 Gamble Dr., Ste 100, St. Louis Park
HealthPartners provides all occupational health services required for University of Minnesota employess. Examples of services include:
- Respirator medical exams
- Medical exams for personnel with animal exposures
- Exposure incidents and follow-up
- Workplace injuries and follow-up
It is possible to arrange for some services to be delivered on-site at the University when a large volume of employees requires a particular service at the same time (e.g., yearly TB testing). Contact Biosafety and Occupational Health Dept. for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 626-5008. Your department may be responsible for providing a financial chart string (EFS) to cover the medical costs.
Free parking is available at all locations.
Note: At the Riverside Clinic, park in the yellow ramp just north of the HealthPartners building. You must ask for a red ticket for parking validation at the check-out desk following your appointment.
University employees may use the free Fairview shuttle to travel between Minneapolis East bank campus and the HealthPartners Riverside Clinic. The shuttle runs from 5:20 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and schedules are posted near the boarding locations. The shuttle picks up and drops off at Variety Club Research Center (401 East River Parkway) on the University campus and in the West circle Fairview entrance across the street from HealthPartners.
Metro Transit Buses
MetroTransit's Route 2 Bus runs from the Minneapolis campus to the Riverside Clinic. Get on the bus on Washington Avenue across from Coffman Union; get off the bus at Riverside Avenue and 22nd Avenue. Click the link for bus schedules and maps.
Visit MetroTransit's website for assistance planning your trip to other clinic locations.