Interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant?
The State of Minnesota has set a new goal to train at least 1,000 new certified nursing assistants to help healthcare facilities experiencing staffing shortages. The initiative covers qualifying CNA training expenses like tuition, fees, books, technology and test fees to ensure courses are available at no-cost to students.
Governor’s Executive Orders create flexibility to serve vulnerable Minnesotans during COVID-19 pandemic: Governor Tim Walz granted the Minnesota Department of Human Services emergency temporary authority to change administrative and regulatory requirements for food assistance, home care, public health care and other state programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about these temporary waivers and modifications.
Some changes to public services programs are necessary to protect you and your case workers during the pandemic and to provide for a greater number of people. Read about the changes.
The Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where, and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine. After you fill out a simple form, the Vaccine Connector will alert you when you are eligible to receive a vaccine, connect you to resources to schedule a vaccine appointment and notify you if there are vaccine opportunities in your area.
Grants help older Minnesotans stay independent
A new round of Live Well at Home grants will support older Minnesotans to maintain their health, independence and community involvement while living in their own homes. DHS will distribute almost $4 million this year to 42 organizations across the state.
IRS form 1095-B for 2021 is available upon request
DHS will mail the form only when requested by Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare enrollees. We will not automatically send the form out. Follow the instructions on this webpage to request your form 1095-B.