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  • Commissioner Jesson statement on Minnesota’s KIDS COUNT ranking
    July 22, 2014 - Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson issued the following statement on the state’s No. 5 ranking in the national 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
  • DHS launches pilot to improve criminal background studies
    July 18, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Human Services is launching a new system that will improve the criminal background study process for employees, employers and the people they care for, Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson announced today.
  • Southern Cities Clinic opens doors to new location
    July 16, 2014 - A Faribault dental clinic that helps people with developmental disabilities has moved to a new location to better serve more clients.
  • Minnesota’s nation-leading Medicaid reform initiative delivers $10.5 million in savings during first year
    July 14, 2014 - Minnesota’s new, nation-leading approach to delivering quality health care more efficiently for low-income individuals and families is paying off.
  • 2014 legislative session fact sheets now available online
    July 11, 2014 - Fact sheets summarizing highlights of the 2014 legislative session are now available on DHS’ website.
  • State Ombudsman for Long-Term Care seeks volunteers
    July 11, 2014 - The Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care, a service of the Minnesota Board on Aging, is seeking volunteers to help Minnesotans understand and make choices about long-term care services.
  • Commissioner Jesson statement on State Government Innovation Awards
    July 10, 2014 - Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson issued the following statement on the Minnesota State Goverment Innovation Awards announced today by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
  • ‘Heroin at Home’ documentary airing statewide
    July 10, 2014 - “Heroin at Home,” a two-part documentary produced by the Minnesota Department of Human Services and Twin Cities Public Television, will air July 11, July 20 and July 27 on the statewide Minnesota Channel.
  • Awards go to DHS problem gambling outreach efforts
    July 09, 2014 - The Minnesota Department of Human Services has received three awards for efforts to increase awareness of problem gambling and how people can get help.
  • Commissioner Jesson statement on opioid painkiller prescribing
    July 01, 2014 - Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson issued the following statement today on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new Vital Signs Issue: Opioid Painkiller Prescribing.
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