August 12, 2021 — Kaohly Her, Minnesota Representative for District 64A and Policy Director to Mayor Carter, toured Minnesota Community Care’s La Clinica in honor of Stakeholder Appreciation Day. Rep. Her also held discussions with Paige Bowen, Vice President of Advancement; Josh Grooters, Clinic Manager at La Clinica; Melissa Wallingford, Director of Clinical Operations and Patient Experience; and Eve Onduru, Director of Marketing and Communications. In addition, Rep. Her spoke with two Americorps VISTAs who are serving through Mayor Carter’s Office, Gabby Spurzem and Maia Kosek.
The visit highlighted the role that Community Healthcare Centers play in primary care delivery nationally. Stakeholders like Rep.Her are pivotal in their advocacy for Community Healthcare Centers, making community healthcare feasible, sustainable, and accessible. Happy National Health Center Week!