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Temporary 8.4% Budget Increase – CDCS and CSG Image

Temporary 8.4% Budget Increase – CDCS and CSG

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In response to COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently announced a temporary 8.4% budget increase for the Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) programs. This increase applies to dates of service from December 1, 2020 through February 7, 2021. What Participants Need...

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CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Educational Materials

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to share COVID-19 vaccine educational materials. Click the links below to read the latest information and learn more. Eight Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program What to Expect at Your COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Three Benefits of Getting...

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Ask Your Legislator to Attend the MCD Legislative Forum

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The Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) Legislative Forum is Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 9 am. Please plan to attend. This forum is an opportunity to share what’s on your mind and ask policymakers questions. It is important to make your voice heard. Policymakers need to know what is...

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Mask Fitting Guidelines

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We want you to remain safe and healthy in your community. To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, it is important to have a properly fitting mask. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone wear a mask in public settings and when around people who don’t live in your...

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CDCN Takes the Plunge to Support Special Olympics Minnesota

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Last weekend the Consumer Direct Care Network Midwest team and family members participated in the Minneapolis Frozen 5k and Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics Minnesota. The Polar Plunge is a series of events dedicated to increase funds and bring opportunity and inclusion to over 8,100 Special Olympics athletes...

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2020 Disability Advocacy Day at the Minnesota State Capitol

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Today Consumer Direct Care Network Minnesota attended Disability Advocacy Day at the Minnesota State Capitol. Disability Advocacy Day supports the belief that all Minnesotans with disabilities must have equity and belonging in their community. The event included poster making, advocacy training, and a march and roll to rally at...

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Updated Minnesota Autism Resource Portal

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The Minnesota Autism Resource Portal is now redesigned to better equip you with information and tools about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or related disorders and its impact on life, education, and work in Minnesota. Stakeholder and member input guided the redesign and improvements. Features Resource map showing providers throughout...

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