Minnesota's Urban Health Care Safety Net

Providing primary care to uninsured and underinsured Minnesotans

The Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care is Minnesota's federally designated primary care office with the responsibility of administering specific state and federal resources to develop and preserve access to health care.

Minnesota communities vary greatly based on geography and socioeconomic factors, but the basic health care need is essentially the same: access to and availability of quality health care. An in-depth article is in the Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care Summer 2007 Quarterly publication.

The safety net of community health centers, local health departments and public hospitals provide health care access to medically underserved urban populations. We support the effort to develop and preserve access through:

Additional information (non-MDH links)

Contact for more information

Deb Jahnke
651-201-3845

Updated Monday, 15-Oct-2012 15:28:13 CDT