Department Of Health
When you head to the fair, there are some guaranteed things you’ll enjoy — the food, carnival games and the livestock.
Dr. Joni Scheftel of the Minnesota Department of Health said that in Minnesota last year, 72 animals tested positive for rabies.
The Minnesota Health Department reported three more flu deaths in the last week, bringing the season’s total number of fatalities closer to 200. The latest figures show 197 deaths in Minnesota due to influenza.
Minnesota is inching closer to 200 flu deaths this season. The state Department of Health says four more influenza-related deaths were confirmed last week.
Minnesota officials are investigating after 13 people became sick with salmonella linked to eating unpasteurized cheese.
Minnesota health officials say the number of HIV cases reported to the state increased 8 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year.
The Minnesota House has voted to require clinics that perform abortions to pay new yearly license fees and undergo special inspections.
With added focus on the early childhood development, some Minnesota lawmakers think issues involved with that stage of life deserve its own state agency.
State and federal officials have come up with a way to preserve Minnesota’s subsidized health care plan for the working poor when the federal health overhaul takes effect, Minnesota’s human services commissioner said Wednesday.
School officials in Paynesville said Tuesday morning they will be releasing students at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Paynesville Area Secondary School due to “air quality concerns.”
The Department of Health says there are one confirmed case of the new strain of swine flu in a preschool-aged child, and one possible case in an older sibling.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill to require clinics that perform abortions to pay license fees and undergo special inspections. Dayton vetoed the bill Thursday.
Minnesota health officials are releasing more information about a man who was sickened by inhaling anthrax — apparently acquired from the natural environment.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together will run from Aug. 25 until Sept. 5, and if the state shutdown continues, it could affect certain aspects and crowd favorites at the Minnesota State Fair.
The Minnesota Department of Health reports a 12th confirmed case of measles in Minnesota.