Category: News

New clinic aims to fill care gap in Grafton

GRAFTON, N.D. As more state leaders recognize a lack in health care options across rural North Dakota, a new care clinic in Grafton wants to be another option for low-income residents and migrant workers. The new center from Community Health Service Inc. will begin accepting patients Wednesday, executive director Kristin Halvarson said, with an open house ...

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.

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. 

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.