After Trials At Allina, Johnson And Johnson's 1-Dose COVID Vaccine Awaits FDA ApprovalA Minnesota medical team has played a key role in possibly getting another COVID vaccine on the market within weeks.
Can The Sun Give Us Enough Vitamin D In The Winter?For the first time in two and half weeks, the sun came out on Tuesday -- but was it enough to get us the vitamin D we need?
Allina Health Says No Visitors Allowed As Pandemic Worsens In MinnesotaAllina Health says no visitors are allowed at its facilities as of Wednesday -- with exceptions -- due to updated COVID-19 guidelines.
How To Rethink Your Social Bubble As COVID Cases Spike"That's really the best defense that we have is to keep those bubbles small and to keep them confined to people who share similar practices around avoiding exposure," said Dr. Annie Ideker, a family physician at Health Partners.
Quest For COVID-19 Vaccine Enters Final Phase At Minnesota's Allina HealthThe quest for a COVID-19 vaccine is entering the final phase at Minnesota's Allina Health. It's one of just five vaccine studies to make it this far, worldwide.
'We Just Want To Know That We're Protected': Allina Health Workers Strike For 2nd DayAllina Health technical workers gathered again Tuesday in front St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee to picket, with signs reading “people over profits” and “enough is enough.”
Allina Technical Healthcare Workers Begin 2-Day Strike In Mpls., ShakopeeOver 200 technical healthcare workers for Allina Health began a two-day strike Monday morning, citing health and safety demands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
'We Deserve Better': Allina Technical Health Care Workers Plan To Strike On September 14Over 200 Allina health care workers at St. Francis Regional Medical Center and Abbot Northwestern Hospital have voted to authorize a two day strike, starting on Sept. 14.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Allina Health Nurse Says He Was Fired For Violating The Company's Uniform Policy By Wearing ScrubsIn a Facebook post Cliff Willmeng wrote that he "was doing it so he wouldn't bring COVID-19 back home to his family."
Coronavirus In MN: 'There's No Scrub Shortage': Nurses Protest Allina Health's Uniform PolicyUnited Hospital nurses on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic were standing curbside Monday afternoon outside the ER, taking a break from battling the virus to instead amplify their battle with management over a uniform policy.
Coronavirus In MN: As Virtual Doctor Visits Skyrocket, Physician Says Clinics, Urgent Cares, ERs 'Certainly Safe' To VisitAt Allina Health, two months ago they were doing 20 to 30 virtual visits a day. Now, they are helping about 5,000 patients a day.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Who Is Being Tested For COVID-19, And WhyLast month the health department recommended that health care providers focus on testing hospitalized patients, health care workers, and people in long term care facilities.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Nurses Say They're Being Threatened With Termination For Wearing ScrubsNurses at a Twin Cities hospital said they're getting reprimanded for trying to protect themselves.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Minnesota United And Allina Health To Host Blood DriveThe drive, which is held in association with the Red Cross, will be on April 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will take place in the Stadium Club and open to approximately 90 donors each day.
Why Aren't There Enough COVID-19 Tests, And Why Do Some States Have More?On Wednesday, Minnesota’s Commissioner of Health said Minnesota has put in specific requests, for more supplies from the U.S. Health and Human Services.