2021 Many Faces Conference Call for Presentations

The Many Faces of Community Health is inviting you to submit an abstract for the 2021 virtual conference! Call for presentations is open now through May 14, 2021. The 2021 theme is “Leading Change in a New Normal”. Click here to learn more and submit an abstract.

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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.

Minnesota Health Centers Re-Establish Community Trust with the J&J Vaccine

Three Minnesota Health Centers are featured in a story about the J&J vaccine pause. Stella Whitney-West (NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center), Kate Surbaugh (Sawtooth Mountain Clinic), and Raul Noriega (Southside Community Health Services), speak about both the impact of the J&J pause and the effort it will take to re-establish community trust with the J&J ...

Star Tribune’s “Our Best Shot” Series Highlights NorthPoint’s Dr. Kevin Gilliam

In a series titled, “Our Best Shot,” the Star Tribune spoke with NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center‘s Associate Medical Director, Dr. Kevin Gilliam. The piece, highlighted in Sunday’s Editorial column, discussed the misperception that patients have to pay/have insurance to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. Dr. Gilliam discussed NorthPoint’s efforts to ensure patients understand not only ...

Resiliency Resources

Are you and those around you feeling burnt out? Looking for ways to cope with the extreme stress of the pandemic? Check out this page to find resources to help build resiliency for yourself and other staff at your CHC.

TPT Features Minnesota Health Center Doctor in their “Leading Through the Pandemic” Series

UMN Community-University Health Care Center‘s Dr. Roli Dwivedi was featured in TPT-Twin Cities’ “Leading Through the Pandemic” series. In this article, Dr. Dwivedi describes the obstacles, successes and opportunities for experimentation presented by the last year from her perspective of working at the Minnesota Health Center Level. Click here to read the article that highlights ...

Midwest Diabetes Conference

MNACHC is partnering with several PCAs across the midwest to bring you a FREE virtual diabetes focused conference! See the flyer below and/or the attached for additional information on sessions and links to register!  CEUs/CMEs are available and the entire conference is FREE! Click here to learn more and register.

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Upcoming Webinar – Free Resources and Strategies for Risk Management Training for Health Center Staff

Effective risk management is crucial for safe patient care. Risk management training for health center staff is a compliance requirement because everyone plays a role in risk management. Risk managers in health centers and free clinics often struggle to identify training resources, but this task does not need to be costly or time-consuming. In this ...

People’s Center Clinics & Services Respond to the Pandemic in a Heavily Somali Neighborhood

The StarTribune featured Minneapolis’ People’s Center Clinics & Services response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the community they serve, the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. This neighborhood is heavily populated with Somali patients who have been disproportionately impacted by the virus. Click Here to learn more about how the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood was an early epicenter of Covid-19 and how thy have ...

Scenic Rivers Health Services Addresses Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural Minnesota

Vaccine hesitancy in rural areas of Minnesota is discussed by Mike Holmes, CEO of Scenic Rivers Health Services. He addresses the barriers the health center faces in vaccinating the population in northern Minnesota. In addition, Mike shared his staff’s aggressive outreach strategy and the trust Scenic Rivers has with their patients. Click Here to learn more about ...