Reuben Moore Featured on Stratis Health Podcast: Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Reuben Moore, Minnesota Community Care’s President and Executive Officer, appeared on Stratis Health’s 50th Anniversary Podcast Series back in April 2020. In this episode, Jennifer Lundblad, Stratis Health president and CEO, talks with Moore as a Board Member of Stratis Health. Listen to Moore discuss how addressing social determinants of health contributes to health equity here. 

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Pioneer Press Features Minnesota Community Care Expansion in Downtown Saint Paul – October 27, 2021

On October 27, 2021, Pioneer Press published a story on Minnesota Community Care’s expansion in to the Old St. Joseph’s Hospital in Downtown Saint Paul. “There’s huge demand. Losing St. Joe’s created a huge gap in care for 10,000 or 20,000 folks who were receiving care there.” says Reuben Moore, President and Executive Officer. Read the article here.

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Día de los Muertos – Mario Villeda Maldonado Creates Catrinas for Twin Cities Community

Día de los Muertos – Mario Villeda Maldonado Creates Catrinas for Twin Cities Community

The catrinas stand at 6 feet tall, featuring classic sugar skulls, face paint, and elegant dress. The artist, Mario Villeda Maldonado, is an HIV Health Educator at Minnesota Community Care, and has worked on the HIV Health Education and Outreach team since 2005. In 2019, Mario designed his first catrina for Día de los Muertos to display at La Clinica. This year, he’s crafting four different catrinas, to be placed at three locations in the Twin Cities, including La Clinica and East Side Clinic in Saint Paul and Plaza Mexico in Minneapolis.  The catrinas are skeletal figures, one of the most...

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Minnesota Community Care’s Cindy N. Kaigama To Be Recognized by The Women’s Health Leadership TRUST

  Kaigama Among 20 Women Chosen for Making a Significant Contribution to the Health Care Sector Saint Paul, MINNESOTA – Minnesota Community Care is proud to announce that Cindy N. Kaigama, Health Equity Partner in the Equity, People, and Culture Department, has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Women’s Health Leadership TRUST Award in the Community Engagement category. The TRUST Awards celebrate Minnesota women and companies in health care who are advancing efforts to help the health care industry boldly transform its future. Cindy N. Kaigama will be recognized for her outstanding contributions and leadership to excellence throughout...

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Rep. Kaohly Her Visits La Clinica for Stakeholder Appreciation Day – August 12, 2021

Rep. Kaohly Her Visits La Clinica for Stakeholder Appreciation Day – August 12, 2021

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...

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