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Grants address disparities in African-American births

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently awarded more than $1.3 million in grants to help enhance prenatal clinical services and reduce significant health disparities in birth outcomes for African-Americans.

Governor's Office News Release: Governor Dayton Releases New Report on Minnesota’s Opioid Crisis, Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Opioid Abuse and Save Lives

ST. PAUL, MN – Joined by a bipartisan coalition of legislators, Governor Mark Dayton today announced a slate of legislative proposals that would combat the opioid crisis and save lives across Minnesota. 

Minnesota receives Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding

On Jan. 22, Congress passed a six-year extension of funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Minnesota’s CHIP allotment for FFY 2018 is an estimated $122 million. The impact will be reflected in the February 2018 state forecast. For more information on CHIP, see our fact sheet.

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Help keep vulnerable adults safe. Report any suspected adult maltreatment by calling the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center statewide toll-free number, 1-844-880-1574.
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