Essentia Fires 50 People For Not Getting Flu ShotEssentia Health announced last month that employees would be required to get vaccinated for influenza to help keep patients from getting infected, or else receive a religious or medical exemption.
40 Percent Of Doctors, Nurses Go To Work With The Flu, Survey FindsAccording to a survey of nearly 2,000 healthcare professionals, over 40 percent who say they've worked while sick actually had the flu as they met patients.
Wisconsin's Flu Season Off To An Early, Aggressive StartState health officials say the flu season is off to an early start in Wisconsin.
State Health Department Seeing Late Uptick In Flu CasesLots of workplaces, including here at WCCO, are dealing with a late round of the flu.
4 Things To Know: Unlimited Data Plans, Flu Shots & MoreThey include a return to meal service on some Delta flights, and a host of new data plans from the major cell carriers.
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.