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Midwest Diabetes Conference

MNACHC is partnering with several PCAs across the midwest to bring you a FREE virtual diabetes focused conference! See the flyer below and/or the attached for additional information on sessions and links to register!  CEUs/CMEs are available and the entire conference is FREE! Click here to learn more and register.

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Upcoming Webinar – Free Resources and Strategies for Risk Management Training for Health Center Staff

Effective risk management is crucial for safe patient care. Risk management training for health center staff is a compliance requirement because everyone plays a role in risk management. Risk managers in health centers and free clinics often struggle to identify training resources, but this task does not need to be costly or time-consuming. In this ...

People’s Center Clinics & Services Respond to the Pandemic in a Heavily Somali Neighborhood

The StarTribune featured Minneapolis’ People’s Center Clinics & Services response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the community they serve, the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. This neighborhood is heavily populated with Somali patients who have been disproportionately impacted by the virus. Click Here to learn more about how the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood was an early epicenter of Covid-19 and how thy have ...

Scenic Rivers Health Services Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural Minnesota

Vaccine hesitancy in rural areas of Minnesota is discussed by Mike Holmes, CEO of Scenic Rivers Health Services. He addresses the barriers the health center faces in vaccinating the population in northern Minnesota. In addition, Mike shared his staff’s aggressive outreach strategy and the trust Scenic Rivers has with their patients. Click Here to learn more about ...

Community Health Centers are Trusted, Accessible and Vital for the most Vulnerable, Underserved Americans

Community Health Centers are an anchor for patients amid the Covid-19 pandemic. USA Today highlights Dr. Chris Reif of UMN Community-University Health Care Center and his longtime patient who have a discussion about the safety of the Covid-19 vaccine. Click Here to learn more about Community Health Centers and how they are helping to instill vaccine ...

Community Health Care Clinics are Preparing for Future Violence in Response to Recent Health Care Shooting

The fatal shooting at a medical clinic in Buffalo last week is reigniting anxiety about safety and raising new concerns about how best to deal with irate patients vowing violence. Click Here to read what Dr. Antony Stately, CEO of Native American Community Clinic, and Stella Whitney-West, CEO of NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, shared with the Star ...

Native American Community Clinic Protects the Minneapolis Community from COVID-19

Native American Community Clinic held their largest Covid-19 vaccination event yet! 160 patients were scheduled to receive their Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Health care workers, elders and patients age 55-65 with high-risk medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity have been vaccinated at their clinic’s location. Click Here to read what Dr. Antony ...

Minnesota’s Communities of Color are Suffering the Most from COVID-19

Minnesota’s Community Health Center patient populations have disproportionately been impacted by COVID-19 and across the state have been testing positive for COVID-19 at 4x higher rate than the national average. Click Here to read how Axis Medical Center and other Health Centers have been battling COVID-19 on the frontlines since the beginning of the pandemic.