Category: News

Minnesota Community Care Integrates Tele-Health Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Minnesota Community Care offers online visits to achieve health equity among low-income populations. Expanding Zoom accounts and tele-health capabilities allow health care professionals to check on patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, examine their blood levels and adjust medication as necessary. Click here to learn more information about the implementation of tele-health at Minnesota Community ...

Southside Community Health Services Risk Losing Hard to Recruit Staff

Southside Community Health Services lost 60% of their revenue due to cancelled dental health visits. Laid off and furloughed health care workers due to COVID-19 has created an ominous future for the Community Health Center. Click here to learn more information about the many health providers on the brink of insolvency.

People’s Center Clinics & Services Prioritize Safety While Offering Drive-up COVID-19 Testing

People’s Center offers COVID-19 drive-up testing services to those experiencing symptoms and those who may have been exposed to the virus. People’s Center also offers antibody testing which could indicate possible immunity to the coronavirus. Click here to learn more information about the elaborate protocols and COVID-19 testing services provided at People’s Center Clinics & Services.

Minnesota Community Care Provides Drive-up COVID-19 Testing

East Side Family Clinic, run by Minnesota Community Care, ramped up their COVID-19 testing site to include drive-up and walk-up appointments. They will continue to test vulnerable populations who have symptoms of COVID-19. Click here to learn more information about the testing services provided at East Side Family Clinic.

Community Health Centers Fear Extinction Just as Jobless Seek Low-Cost Health Services

Click here to learn more information about how the Health Centers across Minnesota are being impacted by COVID-19.

Minnesota’s Safety-Net Clinics Visits and Revenue Drop Due to COVID-19.

Click here to learn more information about Minnesota’s safety-net clinics and their efforts to continue to provide care for the uninsured patients in our community.

National Health Center Week: MN Community Care on KSTP

Watch here as Paige Bowen of MN Community Care promotes National Health Center Week and the important work of community health centers!

National Health Center Week: Op-Ed by CEO Dayle Patterson of Lake Superior Community Health Center

Local View Column: Community health centers are the nation’s safety nets Written By: Dayle Patterson | Aug 7th 2019 – 5am. Read on, from the Duluth News Tribune!