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Healthcare Heroes Celebrated with Handpainted Sign Outside St. Luke’s

Duluth Street Art Initiative Made a 4-ft by 8-ft sign in front of the St Luke's Clinic on East First Street.

DULUTH, Minn.- Healthcare workers looking out the windows of the buildings on the St. Luke’s Campus will now be treated to a big sign reading “Thank You Frontline Heroes,” put together by local artists and local officials. “When they’re laying down that kind of sacrifice, I think it’s important for them to know we’re here, and we care,” said Minnesota…

Navigating Health Insurance

Generations Health Care Initiatives Provides Health Insurance Help

DULUTH, Minn.- Thursday marked┬áthe beginning of the Minnesota health insurance market’s open enrollment period. The application process can be daunting for some, so Generations Health Care Initiatives is lending a helping hand. For the entire enrollment period, the office at 130 W. Superior St. will be offering help from navigators. According to Generations there are about 350,000 uninsured Minnesotans, and…

St. Scholastica’s First Class of Physician Assistants

White Coat Ceremony Held In Mitchell Auditorium

DULUTH, Minn.-┬áThe College of St. Scholastica has cloaked its first ever class of physician assistants in their white coats. The white coat ceremony included each student reading an oath to the profession, which they struggled, together, through some of the harder parts, giggling all the way. The students say they’re dedicated to the nation’s push for improving healthcare in rural…

108,000 Sign Up for Health Insurance Through MNSURE

Open Enrollment Continues Through Jan. 14

ST. PAUL, Minn.-Minnesota’s health insurance exchange says it has signed up more than 108,000 residents in health plans. Open enrollment in Minnesota continues through January 14. But Wednesday’s deadline for coverage effective in the New Year helped MNsure hit a new high watermark for registrations. MNsure chief executive Allison O’Toole said Thursday that their 108,500-plus registrations in private plans are…