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Sandy Naughton 2020 Brad McDonnell Commitment to Care Award Winner
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Sandy Naughton 2020 Brad McDonnell Commitment to Care Award Winner

Minnesota, 25th February, 2021– Sandy Naughton, a health education manager with Minnesota Community Care, has been awarded the 2021 Brad McDonnell Commitment to Care Award, which recognizes exceptional impact by healthcare workers in their communities. Every day, healthcare professionals at Minnesota Community Care dedicate their lives to going beyond the call of duty to provide...

The Hill We Climb – Reuben Moore on Amanda Gorman’s Message
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The Hill We Climb – Reuben Moore on Amanda Gorman’s Message

“There is always a light, if only we’re brave enough to see it, if only we’re brave enough to be it” – Amanda Gorman  (PBS recording of Amanda Gorman) On January 20th, the entire world observed the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the 46th President of the United States, and Kamala Harris as...

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Reuben Moore Appointed to Board of Stratis Health

Health care leaders Reuben Moore and Todd Stivland, join the Board of Directors of Stratis Health, a Bloomington-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to collaborate and innovate to improve health. New Board members were selected for their rich experience in driving health care transformation, equity, quality and access. They bring a wealth of knowledge and...

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Minnesota health care providers question COVID-19 vaccine allocations State officials say vaccine will get to more high priority groups once supply increases, Glenn Howatt Star Tribune DECEMBER 23, 2020

“We are just perpetuating disparities in the state,” said Jonathan Watson, executive director of [Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers] upon learning that his members were placed in “tier three.” “We just keep doing this and I don’t know why we are surprised when we are one of the worst states in terms of disparities,”...

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Cindy Nelson Kaigama and Rubén Vázquez Ruiz are working to help MNCC to address health inequities in underserved communities in their new senior leadership roles (December 2020)

Care provider’s new senior leaders target health inequities By Todd Nelson Special to the Star Tribune DECEMBER 6, 2020 — 2:00PM Cindy Nelson Kaigama and Rubén Vázquez Ruiz are working to help Minnesota Community Care to address health inequities in underserved communities in their new senior leadership roles with the nonprofit. As director of innovation and...