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  • 2013 legislative session fact sheets now available online
    May 30, 2013 - Fact sheets summarizing highlights of the 2013 legislative session are now available on DHS’ public website. The fact sheets are posted on the 2013 session fact sheets page.
  • DHS welcomes state’s ranking as healthiest state for seniors
    May 29, 2013 - A report released today recognizes the direction Minnesota has moved over many years to support older citizens’ access to health care services and long-term services and supports.
  • Families celebrated foster care at annual soccer event
    May 21, 2013 - The Fourth Annual Celebrate Foster Families event at the Minnesota United soccer match was held May 18 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.
  • LGBT service organization honors DHS, Board on Aging
    May 16, 2013 - Commissioner Jesson and members of the Minnesota Board on Aging will accept an award honoring DHS and the Board on Aging for including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults in program planning and services.
  • Prevention Week highlights Minnesota’s substance abuse prevention efforts
    May 13, 2013 - Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed May 12-18, 2013, as Prevention Week in Minnesota in conjunction with National Prevention Week.

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