Though Minnesota’s weekly count of new cases and its case positivity rate were both down.
While the unusually high number of mutations in the omicron variant is surprising, the emergence of yet another SARS-CoV-2 variant is not unexpected.
Walz also downplayed the possibility for a special session, even after Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller said Republicans may back down from a threat to fire Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm.
Minnesota let many of its COVID-19 mitigation measures lapse over the summer. Is it time to bring them back?
The research team noted a connection between the part of the brain responsible for addiction and appetite regulation as a possible cause for smokers’ cravings for energy-dense, high-calorie foods during nicotine withdrawal.
Fairview Health Services and Ebenezer Senior Living will partner to open the new program when St Joseph’s Hospital transitions into the Fairview Community Health and Wellness Hub, providing care to underserved, mostly low-income St. Paul seniors.
If the Supreme Court decides to overturn Roe v. Wade, Minnesota will be one of the only states in the region with access to legal abortion.
Minnesota averaged 4,484 new cases of COVID-19 per day over the last week.
In Minnesota, people of color experience the highest rate of health inequities in the U.S. The grant’s goal is to use the knowledge and experience of community based organizations to narrow that gap.
Minnesota also saw reported deaths and hospitalizations from the disease increase over the previous week.
It goes by a number of different names: long COVID, long-haul COVID or, per the CDC, “Post-COVID conditions.” Whatever you call it, it’s bad news.
Kratsch, the founder of Infinite Campus, knows from personal experience that getting help for those experiencing mental health distress can be a confusing and frustrating process.
On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Health said they know of 8,184 cases throughout the pandemic in the state in which someone who previously had COVID-19 was reinfected.
Gov. Tim Walz, Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, and former governor Tim Pawlenty each received a booster shot Tuesday to promote immunization against COVID-19.
Youth programming is something of a new offering at Brighter Days Family Grief Center, which was established in 2016 as a resource and support program for families coping with the loss of a loved one.
Families with young kids have been waiting for months for news on when children under 12 would be eligible for vaccines. That time is coming soon.
In spite of that, the case positivity rate increased slightly.
Earlier this month, the Minnesota Psychiatric Society released a position paper opposing authorization of medical cannabis as a treatment for all anxiety disorders.
New guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force are once again taking an axe to the often-heard health axiom: “An aspirin a day keeps the doctor away.”
Minnesota reported 127 new COVID-19 deaths in the last week, up from 94 the week prior.