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Dark blue fingerprint icon with red x on the right sideBackground studies safeguard children, vulnerable adults and those who receive health care and human services. People who have direct contact or access to vulnerable adults and children in their role as volunteers, employees or caretakers must have a Department of Human Services (DHS) background study that complies with state and federal requirements. People who are disqualified can request reconsideration.

For further information

Call the Minnesota Department of Human Services Background Study Division at 651-431-6620 or email
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