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MNsure Assistance Available during West Side Cinco de Mayo Festival in St. Paul

5/4/2018 11:33:23 AM


ST. PAUL, Minn.—MNsure navigator partner West Side Community Health Services will be at the West Side Cinco de Mayo Festival in St. Paul to provide bilingual MNsure assistance. The festival is Saturday, May 5.

"West Side is a longtime navigator partner of ours and we recognize the important role they play in cultivating the well-being of their community," said MNsure Acting CEO Nate Clark. "Through their work with MNsure, they are helping people find the security of health coverage."

West Side Community Health Services is the largest community health care center in Minnesota and has been involved in promoting health care for all since their founding in 1972.

“West Side’s mission is to improve the well-being of our community through healthcare for all," says Paige Anderson Bowen, Chief Advancement Officer at West Side Community Health Services. "A core component of our work to achieve this mission is linking our patients to accessible health coverage through MNsure. West Side serves over 36,000 patients each year; no one is denied care for an inability to pay. Through our longstanding partnership with MNsure we can connect eligible patients to health coverage, which contributes to longer-term financial stability and improved health outcomes for our patients and families."

/help/find-assister/find-navigator.jspMNsure-certified navigators are trained experts at local, trusted community organizations. You can use a navigator for help with filling out your application and enrolling in coverage. Services from MNsure-certified navigators are always free. /new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/year-round/index.jspYear-round enrollment is available for those who are a member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or qualify for Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare.

Though open enrollment has ended, individuals who have recently had a baby, got married, moved or lost their health coverage may be eligible for /new-customers/enrollment-deadlines/special-enrollment/index.jspspecial enrollment.

West Side Community Health Services at West Side Cinco de Mayo Festival
Date: Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: 153 Cesar Chavez St, St Paul, MN 55107 (outside West Side Community Health Services' La Clinica site)

Over 115,000 Minnesotans have found private health coverage through MNsure this year. More information can be found at

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