Wastewater data from the Metropolitan Council suggest BA.2 is now the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the Twin Cities.
For the last decade, Eugene Newcombe has waged what he sees as a war of sorts against the Department of Veterans Affairs — to help fellow vets apply for disability compensation he believes they deserve.
That doesn’t mean everyone age 50 and up needs to rush out and get a second booster immediately, though.
Although recruitment efforts for the program are focused on underrepresented minorities in public health, it will be open to all master’s degree-seeking students and professionals in public health.
On top of those barriers, many members of the Somali community have experienced racism while accessing healthcare in the U.S.
The coronavirus variant spreads even faster than omicron, but that doesn’t necessarily guarantee it will cause as big a wave of cases and hospitalizations as omicron did.
Case counts did tick up slightly this week compared to the previous week, but are very low compared to levels at the beginning of the year.
New cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all down in the state.
While some experts praised the move as an appropriate shift from a pandemic to an endemic public health posture, others worried that the government was letting down its guard too early.
For one thing, while more people tested positive for COVID-19 in the pandemic’s second year, fewer of them died.
Do you remember what you were doing when you heard about Minnesota’s first case?
In 2017, Marika Reese decided to start her own for-profit mental health agency, Ubuntu Care Services, with a focus is on African American clients. It was just the beginning.
For those involved, the Medical Dental Integration Program has put a spotlight on what they see as major gaps in care for some of Minnesota’s newest residents.
Eating disorders also have the second highest mortality rates of any mental illness, second only to opioid addiction. But only one in three people affected by eating disorders will receive treatment.
The new standards consider both rates of spread of COVID-19 and hospitalizations.
Created as a way to recognize organizations and individuals working toward lasting social change, Anthem Award winners are selected by members of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a group of digital-industry experts and influencers.
Emmer’s Due Process Continuity of Care Act is intended to fill a gap in coverage which exists for people who have been charged but not convicted of a crime and are being held in jail.
Or at least, stop worrying so much?
Even so, Minnesota is close to reporting its 12,000th death from the disease since the start of the pandemic.
While many Minnesotans have taken advantage of the new Minnesota Insulin Safety Net Program, there are still many others who are eligible who haven’t heard about it.