Though the organization is based in Minnesota, as are most of the peer guides, there are plans in the works to make Firefly a national organization.
Minnesota is setting state records for its case positivity rate, which most recently stood at 22.2 percent.
While home antigen testing remains a useful — and underutilized — tool to curb the pandemic, experts say, it is often misused and may provide false confidence.
The most recent seven-day case positivity average — or the average share of positive cases out of total COVID-19 tests — is 19.1 percent, up from 12 percent the week prior.
The short answer is probably yes, but let the test come to room temperature before taking it.
After years at a simmer, staffing shortages at long-term care programs in Minnesota have reached a full boil.
In the Twin Cities area at least, appointments for tests are scarce.
As the omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spreads rapidly through the state, more and more Minnesotans are hearing about potential exposures from family, friends and other close contacts.
In response to high testing demand in Minnesota, the Walz administration announced the opening of three new community testing sites.
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Under the direct primary care model, patients pay physicians directly, based on a fixed monthly fee, and claims are not sent to insurance providers.
The governor, his wife and son all tested positive and are isolating. Walz and his wife have no symptoms; their son has mild symptoms.
Until she discovered the research of Columbia University Professor Katherine Shear, author Andrea Gilats felt like she was the only person who had been stuck in a seemingly endless grieving process.
The most recent seven-day case positivity average — or the average share of positive cases out of total COVID-19 tests — is 10.6 percent, down from 11.5 percent the week prior.
The number of cases of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is on the rise in Minnesota.
The architects and planners consulted with groups of stakeholders and community members to create a space that is responsive to the unique needs of its patient population, many of whom have experienced negative interactions with medical professionals.
Data on deaths and hospitalizations in Minnesota since vaccines became widely available show how stark the gap is between vaccinated and unvaccinated when it comes to COVID-19’s most severe effects.
Minnesota’s case positivity rate was up, currently standing at 11.5 percent.
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