Presentation on theme: "DHS CountyLink Web Site Donna Biederman DHS County Support Liaison MFWCAA Conference, Duluth 2008."— Presentation transcript:
DHS CountyLink Web Site Donna Biederman DHS County Support Liaison MFWCAA Conference, Duluth 2008
Overview CountyLink is DHS web site for County & Tribal agencies. CountyLink is a ready resource for workers to access information they need to do their jobs each day. CountyLink contains over 5000 pages and is viewed about 80,000 times per month!
Access CountyLink from DHS public site (www.dhs.state.mn.us)www.dhs.state.mn.us
Or use CountyLink URL
Recent Redesign New Themes. New color (green). Direct links to e-Docs & Bulletins. 2 columns instead of 3. Improved search / A-Z Topics. Separate from public site.
CountyLink Home Page Green banner with direct links. Advanced search. A-Z Topics. Minnesota North Star link. Left column (About CountyLink, DHS/County Committees, Inside DHS & Site Map). CountyLink LOGO – Take A Tour. Whats new for: CountyLink
Search & Advanced Search Keyword or phrase search. Full text search. Document title search. Category search. Subcategory search.
DHS/County Committees This area of the CountyLink web site provides information about the various committees and workgroups that include both state and county/tribal representatives. Currently includes Human Services Technology Group & Committee. More groups will be added in the future.
Inside DHS DHS Employee Directory and Guide to Agency Services. DHS Program Contact Numbers. Guide to DHS Abbreviations & Acronyms. Merit System. Record Retention Schedule.
CountyLink LOGO Otherwise known as Take A Tour Click on the CountyLink LOGO to view a power point presentation of the CountyLink site. The power point will guide you through all the areas of the web site and explain navigation.
CountyLink Themes County Reports/Results DHS Program Resources DHS Systems & IT Updates Fiscal Reporting & Accounting Manuals Policy Inquiries TrainLink
CountyLink Pages Right column is content section. It will change depending on theme chosen. Left column includes most commonly used links. It will also change depending on the theme chosen. Sub-navigation is available under some left column links for more detailed information.
CountyLink Pages Breadcrumb navigation available to give users a way to keep track of their location within programs or documents. Some parts of a CountyLink page stay the same on every page (green & gray bars, search, link to North Star & DHS Public site & CountyLink logo. Information in the left & right columns will change.
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