Today, there are 12,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments available at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds vaccination site operated by the Minnesota Department of Health. ALL Minnesotans with disabilities are eligible to receive their vaccine now, and the Fairgrounds site is here to serve our community 7 days a week. Every person with a disability is eligible to be vaccinated at the State Fairgrounds site, regardless of zip code.
The Community Council will advise and collaborate with the One Minnesota Council in achieving its goals to design, create, and implement effective, inclusive, and equitable practices for the State to address disparities and inequities in our communities.
Do you or someone you know utilize the Personal Care Assistance (PCA) program? Have you faced transportation challenges because your PCA cannot transport you to medical appointments, errands, or a COVID-19 vaccination site? Call your state senator and ask them to support SF 984: Restoring Community Access to the PCA Program!
The 2020 Census is ending soon, and there are still tens of thousands of Minnesota households that have not been counted yet. It’s crucial that the census gets a complete and accurate count of everyone living in our state. There’s just a few more weeks to respond, and the results of the census will impact our communities for years to come.
We urgently NEED YOUR HELP. Contact your legislators RIGHT NOW, asking them to come back to the Capitol this week to pass SF 4200 to make sure people with disabilities have access to critical services and stay healthy in their homes.
MN Dept of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Members of the disability community are concerned about how it may affect them. MCD has been working closely with state leaders in preparation. Remember that MCD serves as a resource for you. Please get in touch with your questions and concerns.