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Minnesota Community Care’s Mobile Health Clinic Helps St. Paul Students

Minnesota Community Care connects students and families to accessible care with their Mobile Health Start Program. With school being held online, St. Paul students face a larger barrier to getting the health care they need to be successful in and outside of school. Learn more about their dedicated work to providing affordable and accessible care ...

People’s Center Clinics & Services Partners with University to Provide All Students with Access to Comprehensive Healthcare

People’s Center Clinics & Services is working with Augsburg University to provide all students access to comprehensive healthcare. Some examples of services include immunizations, sports physicals, annual exams, well woman exams, flu shots, dental exams, preventive and restorative services, and behavioral health.  Click here to learn more about the partnership between People’s Center Clinics & ...

Minnesota Community Care Addresses Health Inequities in Underserved Communities with their New Senior Leadership Roles

Minnesota Community Care is working to translate community needs into programs and services in underserved communities throughout Minnesota. Cindy N. Kaigama, MA and Ruben A. Vázquez Ruiz are addressing health inequities through their new leadership roles at MCC. Click here to learn more about MCC’s new senior leadership roles.

Readiness to Train Assessment Tool (RTAT)

We have created a page with all of the RTAT information in one convenient location! Click here to read about the RTAT

Minnesota College Students Donate Tech Devices to Neighborhood HealthSource to Connect Seniors with Doctors

Neighborhood HealthSource received a donation from TeleHealth Access for Seniors, a student-led organization connecting low-income seniors with donated devices so they can easily access Telehealth services. The organization prioritizes seniors and their access to care as many providers shift to Telehealth in response to COVID-19. On Friday, students made a special delivery dropping off used iPads, smartphones ...

NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center Finds that the COVID-19 Pandemic shows Racial Disparities in Health Care.

Stella Whitney-West, the CEO of NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center in Minneapolis, says she sees themes of increased racial disparities reflected in their own clinic. She says, “90 percent of our COVID-19 positive tests have been from communities of color.” Click here to view the Fox 9 article that explains how the coronavirus pandemic has re-exposed ...

People’s Center Sees an Increase in Racial Gap in Minnesota’s Health Care System Due to COVID-19.

At People’s Center Clinics & Services in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, 6% of the 1,980 COVID-19 tests given to white residents have come back positive since April. But among the 2,530 tests offered to African Americans, including those in the sizable East African communities near the clinic, 76% of the COVID-19 tests have come back positive. ...

NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center had Long Anticipated People of Color to be Hit Harder by COVID-19 in Twin Cities

According to a StarTribune analysis, in the metro area, areas with a higher share of people of color are more likely to have higher COVID-19 rates, regardless of income. Stella Whitney-West, CEO of Northpoint Health and Wellness Center, speaks on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the demographics they serve. Click here to learn more ...