Health Officials' COVID Concerns Grow Over Youth Cases, U.K. Variant ProliferationThe Minnesota Department of health estimates roughly half of new cases are the newer B117 variant first found in the U.K.
YMCA Offers Overnight Camps Again This Summer, After Curtailing During Pandemic's Early MonthsThe Y will require a negative COVID test from campers who attend an overnight camp. They are also encouraging staff to get vaccinated, and they’ll implement other safety measures.
COVID In Minnesota: After Holiday Without Update, MDH Reports 1,385 New Cases, 10 New DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, there have been 527,650 positive cases and 6,885 deaths.
COVID In Minnesota: Cases Continue Spiking, With 2,140 Newly Reported Cases, 12 More DeathsCOVID-19 cases are surging once again in a number of states, and more of the newly hospitalized patients reflecting the younger demographics that, to this point, haven't largely been affected by the virus.
COVID In Minnesota: With Vaccines Now Open For All 16+, State Reports 1M Have Completed SeriesMeanwhile, the Minnesota Department of Health reports that there are 1,278 new cases of the virus and one newly reported death.
Being Eligible For A COVID Vaccine Isn't The Same Thing As Receiving OneA spokesperson for the Minnesota Department of Health said it was up to each individual provider when they would update or expand eligibility.
COVID In Minnesota: As State Preps For Vaccine Expansion, 1,550 New Cases Reported And 5 More DeathsOn Tuesday, Minnesota's vaccine eligibility will expand to everyone 16 and older. On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Health reports that there are 1,550 new cases of the virus and five more deaths.
16- & 17-Year-Olds Can Only Get Pfizer, So One Mother Drove 18 Hours To Get Daughter Her ShotIn the case of Megan Mikkalson, you can measure a mother’s love -- 1,100 miles and 18 hours round trip from Rochester to the tiny town of Rolla, North Dakota.
How Will You Find A Shot? Tips From Minnesota's COVID Vaccine HuntersThe state is in a race against rising infections as more contagious kinds of the virus spread. But now that you qualify for a shot, how do you find one?
Vaccine Eligibility Expanding To All Minnesotans 16+ Greeted With Varying EmotionsPeople are sharing mixed reactions to the expanded eligibility announcement, from elation to frustration. Beginning March 30, Minnesotans ages 16 and older are eligible.
Walz Expected To Announce All Minnesotans 16+ To Be Eligible For VaccinationGov. Tim Walz is expected to announce on Friday that the state's COVID-19 vaccination program is expanding to include all Minnesotans 16 and older starting on March 30.