RFP – Answers to Questions Received July 30, 2021

The attached document contains questions and answers regarding Minnesota Community Care’s “Request For Proposals for Qualified Vendor to Provide Community Health Needs and Assets Assessment Services,” originally released on July 15, 2021. Minnesota Community Care responded to questions received before 5:00pm CT on July 30, 2021. RFP – Answers to Questions Received July 30, 2021

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WCCO Covers Minnesota Community Care’s School-Based Covid Vaccine Clinic

On Monday, August 2, 2021, WCCO published a story featuring Minnesota Community Care’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Gordon Parks High School. Visit this link to see the feature. We are offering $10 Target gift cards to anyone who gets vaccinated at our community-based clinics, which you are eligible for in addition to the $100 incentive offered through the MN State Government. For more information on the $100 incentive, visit https://mn.gov/covid19/100/ If you are interested in getting vaccinated or talking with a healthcare provider about getting a vaccine, you can find our community-based vaccine clinic schedule below: On Mondays, we hold...

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RFP – Qualified Vendor to Provide CHNAA Services

Minnesota Community Care is seeking Proposals from qualified Responders to provide Community Health Needs and Asset Assessment (CHNAA) services. The term of any resulting Agreement is anticipated to be from September, 2021 to August, 2022 (12 months), contingent on satisfactory vendor performance and funding availability. Proposals must be submitted by 5:00pm Central Time on Friday, August 13, 2021. This RFP does not obligate Minnesota Community Care to enter into an Agreement, and Minnesota Community Care reserves the right to cancel this solicitation if it is considered to be in its best interest. All costs incurred in responding to this RFP...

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Three Minnesota Community Care Executives named Twin Cities Business Notable Executives

Twin Cities Business launched their Notable series which honors the best-of-the-best across a range of industries. The profiled leaders are nominated by their professional and community peers. Join us in congratulating three members of our executive leadership team for a well-deserved recognition: 1. 2021 Notable BIPOC Executives – Reuben Moore   2. 2021 Notable LGBTQA Executives – Dr. Lauren Graber and Ruben Vazquez Ruiz (RVR)   For the full list of honorees and to view our honorees, please click on the links below. June/July issue Notable LGBTQA Executive – Page 64 to 65 and page 66 to 67 Notable BIPOC Executive –...

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Lt. Gov. Flanagan Visits Minnesota Community Care COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Lt. Gov. Flanagan Visits Minnesota Community Care COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Lieutenant Governor Flanagan visited Minnesota Community Care’s community COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Neighborhood House in the Wellstone Center. Her visit spotlighted the crucial role that community healthcare centers play in confronting inequities in vaccine access — particularly prominent are racial disparities in vaccination rates. Our team at Minnesota Community Care works to consistently address barriers to vaccinations. By organizing weekly community vaccine clinics at the Wellstone Center, as well as pop-up clinics throughout the greater Twin Cities area, we provide dependable and convenient vaccinations to community members. With a team that is culturally and linguistically...

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Congratulations, Chris Singer!

Congratulations, Chris Singer!

Congratulations to Chris Singer for receiving the Sandra R. Edwardson Award for Excellence in Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice. The award is conferred on a MS-DNP student who demonstrates leadership in an area of nursing practice and whose DNP project exemplifies the ideals of the DNP scholarship. Chris won for her scholarly project, “A Practical Approach to Improving Patient Well-Being through Barrier Reduction using Social Determinants of Health Protocols.”  

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United Health Group’s $1 million grant helps Minnesota Community Care support Saint Paul youth

In 2020, UnitedHealth Group provided a $1 million grant to Minnesota Community Care to address the health and wellness needs of underserved people in St. Paul during the pandemic and following civil unrest last summer. The partnership has enabled us—the state’s largest federally qualified health center—to address urgent needs by providing health services, mobile clinics, increased social work services, and more. “2020 challenged our society in many ways, but it was not without hope. Communities, health systems, and leaders stepped up and together worked to address challenges our country has struggled with for years – racial inequality, social determinants of health,...

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