MDH: Less Than Half Of Minnesota Adults Got Flu Shot Last YearThe Minnesota Department of Health is reminding the public that now is the time to get the flu vaccine.
After Losing Wife To Flu, Minn. Man Has Message For OthersA Twin Cities husband wants to warn others after his pregnant wife died from complications due to the flu.
MDH: Third Minnesota Child Dies From FluAnother child has died from the flu in Minnesota. This is the third child to die this flu season, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Flu 'Widespread' In Minnesota, Health Dept. SaysThe Minnesota health department reports that the flu is now widespread in the state. Ninety-four people were hospitalized two weeks ago, and another 74 were admitted this past week.
Allina To Begin Restricting Visitors To Protect Against FluAllina Health says they are getting stricter about hospital visitors in an effort to protect patients and staff from influenza. Their hospitals throughout the state will begin restricting certain visitors starting Wednesday.
4 Things To Know: Giffords' Visit, Flu Vaccine, Spam Snacks & MoreFrom former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords visiting Minnesota to Hormel's "Spam Snacks," here are the top four stories from Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.
Minnesota Prepares For Flu SeasonThe flu is the virus that haunts us all winter long. But Kris Ehresmann of the Minnesota Department of Health is calling this season lackluster, so far. "I know a lot of people are thinking, 'It was so much busier the last couple of years, what's happening?'" Ehresmann said.
Officials Say Flu Season Off To A Slow Start In The DakotasThe flu season is off to a slow start in the Dakotas, but officials say that doesn't mean people shouldn't take precautions against the illness.
Flu Cases Already Popping Up In MinnesotaWash those hands and cover your coughs -- the flu season is here. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday that two people got so sick last week they had to stay in the hospital.
AAP Issues New Guidelines For Flu ShotsA recent statement made by the American Academy of Pediatrics said that all children and health care workers should get flu shots. In past years, about 90 percent of children who died from the flu were unvaccinated.
Experts Optimistic This Year's Flu Vaccine Will Be More EffectiveNow that September has arrived, the first shipments of the flu vaccine are arriving in Minnesota.
Good Questions: National Anthem, Flu Names & LakesGaylene from St. Paul asks: Why do we put our hands over our hearts during the national anthem? It is actually part of United States law. The U.S. Flag Code was adopted in 1923, and it says when the flag is present during the anthem, veterans and members of the Armed Forces should give the military salute.