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.

Free Tobacco Systems Change Statewide Event for FQHCs!- April 24th

Tuesday April 24, 2018 | 10 am – 3 pm CT | Wilder Center, St. Paul. Learn and gain tips from clinics working with populations disproportionately affected by smoking including American Indians, low income, rural and urban. Keynoter Melissa Nystrom from Chas Health Community Health Centers in Washington will speak to their work successfully scaling and embedding addressing ...

Save the Date for the Many Faces of Community Health Conference

October 25 – 26, 2018 in Bloomington, MN. Check out the Many Faces Conference page under “News & Events” for more information!


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.