October 25 – 26, 2018 in Bloomington, MN. Check out the Many Faces Conference page under “News & Events” for more information!
National Health Center Week
August 12-18, 2018
National Health Center Week is an annual celebration that raises awareness about the work of community health centers across the country and aims to generate community pride and support of local CHCs. Learn more at https://healthcenterweek.org/.
Check out these events happening around Minnesota:
Patient Appreciation – Learn about Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocacy Services (1:30-3:00 pm) – Community University Health Care Center, Minneapolis
Patient, Participant, and Volunteer Appreciation (1:00-3:00 pm) – NorthPoint Health & Wellness, Minneapolis
Community is Good for Your Health Block Party (5:00-7:00 pm) – Lake Superior Community Health Center, Duluth
Patient, Participant, and Volunteer Appreciation (11:00 am-1:00 pm) – NorthPoint Health & Wellness, Minneapolis
Patient, Participant, and Volunteer Appreciation (10:00 am-12:00 pm) – NorthPoint Health & Wellness, Minneapolis
Patient Appreciation – Health and Wellness Day (11:00 am-3:00 pm) – Community University Health Care Center, Minneapolis
HEALTH CENTERS IN THE NEWS
United Family Medicine Names New CEO
SAINT PAUL – United Family Medicine (UFM), an independent, nonprofit provider of primary health care, mental health, dental, obstetrics, preventative care, and chronic disease management in St. Paul, names Melissa Parker as Chief Executive Officer. Read more here.
Health law clinic guides patients through broad legal hurdles
Read about United Family Medicine’s innovative health-legal partnership with Mitchell Hamline School of Law, from Minnesota Public Radio.
St. Paul clinic’s fight against the opioid menace shows promise
Read about United Family Medicine’s Suboxone medication-assisted treatment program for opioid addiction, from the Twin Cities Pioneer Press.