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Open Door spreading word of LGBT youth group

Health disparities between LGBT youth and their peers are well documented, prompting Open Door Health Center to start a support group for area teens last year. Read more here in the Mankato Free Press. 

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Open Door no longer in funding limbo

After months of uncertainty, the federal government reauthorized community health center funding. Read about what this means for one of MNACHC’s member clinics, Open Door Health Center. 

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Emergency aid is needed for rural, urban community health centers

The Editorial Board of the Star Tribune commented on the need for the state to step in if the federal government continues to not fund our community health centers. Read more here.

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Super Bowl grant funds Minnesota Wellness Hub center

A grant from the Super Bowl Host Committee helped to fund the brand-new Wellness Hub at People’s Center Clinics and Services. Read more here.

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Community Health Centers still in fiscal limbo

John Lundy of the Duluth News Tribune reports that some of Minnesota’s community health centers will start making cuts in early February. Read more here.

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CHIP isn’t the only health program Congress has failed to fund. Don’t forget about community health centers.

ThinkProgress writes on the continued lack of funding for community health centers, despite historical bipartisan support. Read more here.

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Congress’ indecision leaves Minnesota safety net clinics paralyzed 

Glenn Howatt of the Star Tribune reports on the effects of uncertain funding for community health centers. Read the full story here. 

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Congressional failure on CHIP, health center funding is a disgrace 

In a Star Tribune editorial, Executive Director Kristi Halvarson of Community Health Service, Inc. discusses looming cuts to operations and services as Congress’ inaction to reauthorize critical health center funding continues. Read the full story here.