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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.
New case rates were at levels not seen since December.
The database is intended to collect all possible reports of vaccine side effects, but in their raw form those reports are entirely unconfirmed and unvetted.
The rapid drop in cases matches a pattern seen in omicron waves in other places.
The good news is that the state makes a lot of data about the pandemic public. The bad news is that it does it in a lot of different places.
A $757,000 grant from the Bush Foundation will allow Minneapolis’ Family Tree Clinic to teach health care providers in isolated communities how to offer the care.
The new subvariant isn’t believed to cause more severe disease, but it may be more infectious, and experts warn it could drag out the omicron surge.
A Q&A with Julie Bluhm, CEO of Guild Services, a St. Paul-based nonprofit devoted to helping people with mental illness and long-term homelessness.
Still, as large portions of the Minnesota population — regardless of race — remain unvaccinated, officials say work needs to continue.
Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith, who has long been an advocate for better healthcare funding in the U.S., introduced a bill in December that would give HIV doctors and activists what they’ve long been asking for; resources to help stop the spread of the disease.
The omicron variant has caused such a large spike in new cases that Minnesota Department of Health staff has fallen behind confirming the deluge of positive tests submitted.
Rooted in Anishinaabe language, culture, traditions and beliefs, Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog — the department formerly known as Red Lake Family and Children’s Services — is designed to focus on intergenerational family wellness.
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.