The programs below are offered through our broader Community Health Connections program. To read about each program, simply click on the name to reveal a deeper description of each program, and who to connect with to learn more. Contact Outreach at (651) 272-4623.
Do you need immediate help?
If you have questions or are concerned about any of the healthcare topics or diseases listed below you can make an appointment at anytime to talk to a qualified clinician. Make your appointment now. Worried about costs? We have sliding fees and other payment options to help ensure you get the help you need with a price you can afford. No patient will be denied service because of inability to pay.
Breast/Mammogram and Cervical Cancer Education
Open Cities Health Center (OCHC) has a Women’s Health Coordinator who can assist you in receiving clinical breast exams, mammograms and pap smears. OCHC recommends that women receive mammograms every year and pap smears every three years.
OCHC also hosts regular Women’s Health Events throughout the year that will include clinical breast exams, mammograms and pap smears. The events are held alternately at OCHC, 409 N. Dunlap in St. Paul and OCHC 916 Rice street in St. Paul. For more information about OCHC’s Women’s Health Program and upcoming events call Isha at (651) 251-5987.
Diabetes Outreach, Education & Support Groups
Open Cities Health Center (OCHC) provides diabetes care, case management/education, and assistance in understanding diabetes and its unique health care challenges. Monthly Diabetic Support Groups are held at OCHC at 409 N. Dunlap in St. Paul. Each month there are guest speakers, education, resources and more! A light lunch is served. Topics include healthy meal planning, managing your medication, exercise, the challenges related to diabetes and how to solve them. For more information about OCHC’s diabetes outreach, education, and support groups call Faro at (651) 291-5993.
Health Insurance Enrollment Through MNsure
Open Cities Health Center has Health Navigator Coordinators who can help you enroll in insurance through MNsure, Minnesota’s insurance marketplace. Call Albasha at 651-290-9231 or Isha at (651) 251-5987.
HIV/AIDS Case Management & Community Outreach
Services and Programs include:
- HIV/AIDS Primary health care
- HIV/AIDS Case Management
- HIV care for uninsured and underinsured patients
- Social service support
- FREE HIV testing
- Health education and risk reduction counseling
- Medication adherence supplies and education
- Psychotherapy services
- Multilingual interpreters
For more information on accessing HIV/AIDS screenings and services call Albasha Hume at 651-290-9231. All inquiries are confidential.