MN Health Dept. Spent $2.3M During 5-Month Measles OutbreakThe department reported that Minnesota had a total 79 cases of measles during the outbreak this spring and summer.
MDH Confirms 79th Measles Case In MinnesotaMinnesota now has it's 79th measles case, diagnosed almost a couple weeks before the Minnesota Department of Health was set to declare the outbreak over.
City Council To Host Public Hearing On Menthol Cigarette RestrictionsThe sale of menthol cigarettes in Minneapolis may soon be restricted to adult-only tobacco shops. The Star Tribune reports that the city has an ordinance that limits other flavored tobacco products to adult-only tobacco shops.
Mpls. Taproom Becomes 1st In State To Legally Allow DogsLakes and Legends, a taproom in Minneapolis' Loring Park neighborhood, is now the first dining or drinking establishment in Minnesota to legally allow dogs inside
Brooklyn Park To Drain Water Reservoir After VandalismThe Minnesota Department of Health says Brooklyn Park's water is safe after someone broke into a city reservoir.
Minnesota Officials Lower Chemical Limits In Drinking WaterMinnesota health officials have lowered exposure limits for chemicals that have been in drinking water in the east metro area and Bemidji.
MDH: Ticks Out Ahead Of Schedule Due To Early SpringThe early spring has brought the ticks out ahead of schedule across Minnesota, and experts are warning people to protect themselves against the diseases they carry.
MDH Commissioner Requests $5M For Infectious Disease ResponseMinnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger has requested the legislature create a public health response contingency fund to help battle infectious disease outbreaks.
MDH: Measles Outbreak Reaches 50 CasesThe number of people with measles in Minnesota has now grown to 50. The Minnesota Department of Health says only three of the people with the virus had gotten an MMR vaccine.
MDH Changes Measles Guidelines; 44 Cases ConfirmedNew numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health show the measles outbreak in the state is growing.
Measles Outbreak Sickens Dozens Of Minnesota SomalisAn outbreak of measles in Minnesota has sickened more than 30 children in recent weeks.
Measles Cases Reach 32 In Hennepin County, 34 TotalState health officials said Monday that there have been two more confirmed cases of measles diagnosed in Hennepin County.