A partnership dedicated to improving the
health and wellness of the
Myers-Wilkins School Community



What is it?

Together For Health is a family health program which enrolls Individuals and families experiencing barriers to good health such as affordable health care, mental health support, health insurance, dental care, nutritious food, safe and affordable housing, and educational opportunities.


Services include consultations with the Family Health Coordinator and/or Community Health Worker, referrals to community services, advocacy, and assistance with accessing care.  The program is open to Myers-Wilkins families and those living in the surrounding neighborhoods.  For more information please visit the Together For Health website.


Who are the community partners?

  o Carlton-Cook-Lake-St. Louis Community Health Board

  •     o CHUM
  •     o Duluth Family Medicine Clinic
  •     o Duluth LISC
  •     o Duluth School District (ISD 709)
  •     o Essentia Center for Rural Health
  •     o Essentia Health
  •     o Human Development Center
        o Generations Health Care Initiatives
        o Lake Superior Community Health Center
        o Myers-Wilkins Community School Collaborative
        o Myers-Wilkins Elementary School
  •     o St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services
        o St. Luke's/Wilderness Accountable Care Organization


How is the project funded?

This project is part of a $45 million State Innovation Model (SIM) cooperative agreement, awarded to the Minnesota Departments of Health and Human Services in 2013 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to help implement the Minnesota Accountable Health Model.


For more information please contact: 

Mary Rapps

Generations Health Care Initiatives


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