In an extended Q&A, Jenkins talks about her work on the City Council, her hopes for the future and the ways she looks after her own mental health.
A total of 1,541 Minnesotans have died of COVID-19 since the beginning of the outbreak.
For the third day in a row, the Minnesota Department of Health announced more than 600 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
MDH also said Thursday there have been 44,347 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota.
“The message we are trying to get out there is that our offices are safe, that ill and well children are being separated,” said Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz. “We’re taking all the needed precautions: masking, gowning, wearing face shields.”
The debate reflects a deepening schism between the major political parties, with Democrats focused on protecting lives and Republicans focused on protecting livelihoods.
MDH said there have now been 43,742 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. The number of confirmed cases is up 572 from Tuesday’s count.
MDH also said Tuesday the number of confirmed cases is up 398 from Monday’s count and is based on 8,510 new tests.
Now in its 13th year, the Fitness Index bases its rankings on 33 separate indicators in two major categories: personal health and community/environment.
Minnesota officials reported two more deaths due to COVID-19 and 491 new confirmed cases of the disease.
Mission Nursing Home is a skilled nursing facility in Plymouth for men who have struggled with addiction, alcoholism and mental illness.
The Minnesota Department of Health said Sunday that three more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases is up 710 from Saturday’s count.
MDH also said Friday there have been 40,767 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota, up 604 from Thursday’s count and based on 19,204 new tests.
“Our study adds to the growing body of evidence that social and environmental factors contribute significantly to longevity,” says Rajan Bhardwaj, the study’s lead author.
Since the start of the outbreak, 4,305 Minnesotans have been hospitalized and 251 are currently in the hospital, 116 in intensive care.
During an appearance before a special select committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives Wednesday, the former acting director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offered some hope for battling coronavirus.
More than one in 10 American adults — 34 million people — have diabetes, and more than 95 percent of them have type 2 diabetes.
From forests and farms to our own backyards, there’s a lot we can do to reduce future risks of pandemic outbreaks.
Rumors of people throwing COVID parties — in which people purportedly tried to get COVID-19 — have been widely shared by officials and never turn out to be true.
Syphilis was just part of the considerable venereal disease problem in 18th-century London. “A far greater number would have contracted gonorrhea or chlamydia than contracted syphilis in this period,” the historians point out.