As Health Agencies Consider More Boosters, Minn. Leaders Pitch Vaccines To Kids, ParentsIt could be a big week in the fight against COVID-19.
COVID-19 Near-Death Survivor Thanks Hospital-At-Home Program For RecoveryWith COVID-19 cases rising, and flu season officially here, a local program is freeing up beds by discharging patients earlier or helping them avoid the hospital altogether.
COVID In Minnesota: National Guard To Assist At Long-Term Care Facilities, Open New Rapid Testing SitesDue to the recent rise of COVID-19 cases, Gov. Tim Walz announced a new plan to mobilize the National Guard to assist at local long-term care facilities and open new rapid testing sites across the state.
COVID In Minnesota: State Taking New Measures As Hospitals Reach CapacityHospitals like North Memorial Medical Center are treating COVID-19 patients as case numbers continue to climb around the state. Currently, the Delta variant is surging.
COVID In Minnesota: 25 More Deaths Reported, And Another Nearly 3,000 New CasesTotal ICU bed usage among COVID-19 patients is at 255. Additionally, there are currently 728 COVID-19 patients being hospitalized in non-ICU beds. Many hospitals in the state are reporting being stretched close to capacity as these figures continue to remain high.
Vikings Take CB Cameron Dantzler Off COVID ListWhen Dantzler went on the list, he tweeted that he is fully vaccinated and hoped to be back soon.
Study: Minnesota Ranks In Middle Of Pack In COVID-19 SafetyMinnesota ranked as the 26th safest state, sandwiched between fellow Midwestern states Kansas and South Dakota.
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.
COVID In Minnesota: 24 More Deaths Reported, As Positivity Rate Climbs To 8.4%According to the Minnesota Department of Health's daily update, the state’s total positive cases have risen to 749,144 since the pandemic began, with 8,354 deaths attributed to the virus.
Federal Judge Won't Block COVID Vaccine Mandate For Minnesota WorkersNearly 200 Minnesota health care workers filed a lawsuit in September challenging the requirement from President Joe Biden’s administration that all workers in most health settings get vaccinated or lose their jobs. The workers argued the lack of alternatives infringes on their rights.
U.S. Reopening Land Borders To Vaccinated Visitors Next MonthStarting early next month, anyone fully vaccinated can enter the U.S. by land, regardless of their reason for travel.