St. Paul School Board Chair Jeanelle Foster Recovering From COVIDFor the second time, a serious case of COVID-19 is impacting leadership at St. Paul Public Schools.
‘Hopefully People Will Realize It’s Not Over’: Doctors Urge Caution for Indoor And Holiday Gatherings Amid Pandemic“Hopefully people will realize it’s still not over,” Dr. Frank Rhame said. “Vaccinated people, even boosted vaccinated people, can get COVID.”
Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term TrendsThe latest data show COVID-19 cases linked to schools have sharply declined since mid-September, but experts warn that it’s too early to determine if the state has passed the peak of the latest surge.
St. Paul Mayor: City Employees Must Get COVID Vaccine By End Of 2021Workers who don’t certify by mid-January “will not be able to work and may be subject to discipline,” according to the mayor's office.
With Varying Concert COVID Protocols, Health Officials Urge Music Lovers To Weigh RisksLive music is back in the Twin Cities. But fans may not know that many venues have their COVID-19 protocols set by the artist that's coming to town.
Health Leaders, Hospital CEOs Warn Of COVID 'Capacity Crisis' For Minnesota Adults And ChildrenTop hospital and long-term care industry leaders say that workers are exhausted and leaving the profession at record-levels, creating a staffing shortage of caregivers as cases increase and hospital beds fill up.
Health Leaders Encourage Regular COVID Testing To Stave Off Fall Surge“The vaccine is like a great umbrella, but it is raining COVID outside and you might still get wet, and so that’s why we’re saying test as well,” MDH's Dan Huff said.
'No One Else Is Willing To Take That Vaccine': Committee Hears Concerns About Plunging Staff Levels Over Mandate"At our facility, we currently have a 40% to 45% vaccination rate for staff,” certified nursing assistant Abbie Tiemann said. “We’ve come to the point where no one else is willing to take that vaccine. I am one of them."
COVID-19 In MN: 3,886 New Cases, 729,334 Total CasesMinnesota health officials on Wednesday reported 3,886 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 40 new deaths.
University Of Minnesota Researchers Find Those Who've Had COVID Get Huge Immunity Boost From VaccineNew data is out on how well COVID-19 vaccines work in those who've already been infected, and that cutting-edge research is coming from Minnesota.
Gov. Walz Calls For Teacher COVID Vaccine, Testing RequirementsThe Democratic governor detailed his proposal in a letter to lawmakers that he released after meeting privately with legislative leaders.
CDC: Proceed With Caution While Making Holiday Plans"It’s really about how do we make people feel safe and more about how do we decrease our risk as we go about gathering together,” Dr. George Morris said.
Swamped Children's Hospitals To Parents: Get Kids COVID Tested At Pharmacies, MDH SitesTesting for COVID-19 is up dramatically this month, as Minnesotans comply with requirements for work, school and travel and cases have been on the rise. But where people choose to get tested is creating some problems.
Minneapolis Pairs With Media Outlets To Spread COVID Vaccine Info To Communities Of ColorThe city of Minneapolis is using trusted messengers and culturally-specific organizations and media as part of its strategy to reach communities of color with COVID-19 vaccine information.
Fight Breaks Out At Eastern Carver County School Board MeetingA few men got physical over what appeared to be a disagreement about someone taking a photo during the debate in Chaska.