Concerned about the current increase of COVID-19? Get information about how to protect yourself and others. For more information about vaccinations, boosters, free PPE, and test kits, as well as access to therapeutics if you become ill; reach out to the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living Covid Community Coordinator team. Call 1-800-409-5594 or email MDH@mcil-mn.org.
Please join the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living and the Metropolitan Council for a community gathering regarding housing and land use. If you are an adult with a disability living in the metro area, come share your unique perspective and vision for the future. Make a difference in your community!
Bothered by the Canadian wildfire smoke and haze? The main health concern from wildfire smoke comes from the amount of very fine particles in the air. As we learned during the height of COVID-19, high-quality masks like N95s and KN95s can offer significant protection against COVID. They can also protect against smoke particulates. MCIL’s COVID Community Coordination team can send you a FREE PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Care Package.
Cow Tipping Press is gearing up for the 3rd annual Cowchella. The event will be Thursday, August 3rd from 4:00-8pm, at Springboard for the Arts, 262 University Ave W, St. Paul, 55103. Cow Tipping Press will be releasing brand new books featuring more than 30 authors with intellectual and developmental disabilities reading their new pieces live. The event also features live music by aka_theloving light and 26 Bats, local food trucks and pop ups, and an org celebrating our beautiful disability artist/activist community.
The Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) wants to find the brightest and best communications professional Minnesota has to offer. Is that YOU? The purpose of this position is to serve as the statewide communications officer, strategist, and journalist for MCD. We believe that collaborative, partnered relationships are vital to building the strongest possible Minnesota for people with disabilities. Help us advance our mission by engaging the public, our partners, policy makers, businesses, and elected officials.
People with disabilities’ opinions need to be considered! The MN Department of Health (MDH) wants to hear from you! Please take a brief survey to help the Healthy Minnesota Partnership (HMP) identify Minnesota’s strengths that support people’s health for the 2023 Statewide Health Assessment! The Statewide Health Assessment (SHA) is a snapshot and story of health and well-being in Minnesota. The HMP will use the survey results in the 2023 Statewide Health Assessment, which MDH anticipates releasing by the end of 2023.