The new P-EBT benefit is available to some 81,000 Minnesota children age 5 and younger.
The seven day case-positivity average is now 1.9 percent.
Case counts are way down, but there are still new cases of COVID-19 every day.
The state has reported an average of just 4,769 people per day who got their first shot of a vaccine in the last week.
While depression is relatively common in pregnancy, treatment varies, with many pregnant people forgoing antidepressant medications or psychotherapy treatment.
MDH says 2,715,622 Minnesotans, roughly 48.8 percent of the population, have completed a vaccine series. About 60.8 percent of state residents are fully vaccinated.
Seven more Minnesotans have died of COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday.
According to the most recent data available, 2,972,489 people in Minnesota, or 53.4 percent of the population, have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Minnesota Department of Health also reports that the seven-day case positivity average is 2.3 percent, the lowest since the pandemic began.
As of Saturday, the most recent day of data available, 2,964,813 people in Minnesota, or 53.3 percent of the population, had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
When history threw many young people’s carefully laid plans off course, diagnoses of common mental health concerns like anxiety and depression soared — as did the rates of substance use, said Cindy Doth, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation youth and school outreach manager.
According to the most recent data, 65 percent of people 16 and older had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The most common complaint: persistent fatigue. A Mayo Clinic study published last month found that 80% of long-haulers complained of fatigue and nearly half of “brain fog.”
After a stretch of increased vaccinations, Minnesota has reported fewer than 5,000 first shots given for three days in a row.
Deaths from alcohol and drugs were up in 2020, continuing a long-term trend. But the number of suicides was down.
The Minnesota Department of Health also reported that Black and Latino Minnesotans have seen some of the highest increases in vaccination rates over the last week of available data, though they still lag behind white residents.
Most Minneapolis City Council members sign on to a letter seeking increased monitoring and an end to any activity on the north Minneapolis site.
Together, the churches collected enough money to eliminate $2,848,121 worth of old medical debts.
The most recent data available show 79 Minnesotans are hospitalized in intensive care with COVID-19, and 170 are in the hospital with COVID-19 not in intensive care.
Since the founding of Sarah’s … an Oasis for Women in the 1990s, it has served more than 600 women from more than 70 nations.