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Health funding stuck in Congress: Local, state programs brace for impact if there’s no legislative fix

John Lundy of the Duluth News Tribune breaks down the impacts of going over the “federal funding cliff” for Minnesota’s community health centers. Read the full story here.

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.

United Family Medicine Begins Distributing Covid-19 Vaccinations to Underserved Patients

United Family Medicine, one of Minnesota’s 17 Community Health Centers, have two key assets with vaccine rollout. First, long-standing trust that’s been built with their patients. Second, distribution sites like this one all across Minnesota. Click here to learn more about their dedicated work in providing vaccines to underserved populations United Family Medicine’s newly created vaccination distribution clinic ...

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.