03, 2013 - Action taken by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, providers, and local partners to address a dramatic increase in the deaths of infants in child care has helped to stall the alarming trend.
19, 2013 - Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Minnesota Hospital Association President and CEO Lawrence Massa met with members of the Rochester medical community to discuss ways to improve health care infrastructure throughout Minnesota.
15, 2013 - A new Minnesota problem gambling microsite, www.getgamblinghelp.com, was recently launched to offer resources to individuals experiencing life problems related to gambling and others who may have concerns related to an individual’s gambling behavior.
12, 2013 - Key human services proposals that restructure long-term care services, provide for the safe and healthy development of children and strengthen chemical and mental health services are scheduled to be heard by legislators Wednesday.
12, 2013 - Hundreds of children under state guardianship are waiting in foster care for families. Commissioner Lucinda Jesson recently announced Northstar Care for Children, a plan to help these children, who have spent far too much time in foster care, become part of permanent families.