How Should We Assess The Risk Of COVID-19 In Our Daily Lives?Should I eat inside at a restaurant? Should my kids wear a mask? Should I go to the State Fair? Every day, we're making decisions with COVID on the mind.
Vaccine Incentive At The Minnesota State Fair: $100 Gift Cards For Those Who Get 1st Dose Minnesota is bringing its $100 COVID-19 vaccine incentive program to the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Is It Legal For Minnesota Businesses To Require That Workers Be Vaccinated?Jill Hasday, a law professor at the University of Minnesota, believes vaccine mandates will become more prevalent in businesses following the Pfizer vaccine approval.
COVID In Minnesota: 1,673 More Cases Reported As Hospitalization Rate Approaches 'High Risk' ThresholdHours after the FDA granted full approval for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, Minnesota health officials reported Monday 1,673 more cases of the virus and seven more deaths. Meanwhile, health care leaders in the state are struggling with the recent surge brought on by the Delta variant.
Parosmia: COVID Side Effect Can Make Food Smell Rancid, Last Up To 2 YearsOne of the long-term side effects of COVID-19 can be hard to swallow for some people. The condition is called parosmia, and it's where the smells and tastes of foods are distorted. In some cases, people experiencing parosmia can't even be in the same room as the foods that they once loved.
Roseville, St. Cloud Schools Become Latest Districts To Require Students To Mask UpTwo more Minnesota school districts have announced they will require students to wear masks when returning to classrooms this fall.
Minnesota Extends $100 Vaccine Incentive Program For Another WeekMinnesota has extended its $100 reward program for people who get their COVID-19 vaccinations by another week.
COVID In Minnesota: 1,120 New Cases Reported; Positivity Rate Reaches 4.5%Minnesota health officials reported 1,120 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and four more deaths as the Delta variant continues to spread in the state.
As Canada Reopens To Vaccinated Americans, 7-Hour Wait Time Reported At Minnesota CrossingAfter more than a year of being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian border is reopening to Americans on Monday. Those traveling into Canada from Minnesota will experience a long waiting time to cross, however.
COVID In Minnesota: 1,000+ New Cases Reported As Positivity Rate Hits 4.3%Minnesota health officials reported Friday more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 as the Delta variant continues to spread in the state.
Black Minnesotans Suffer Disproportionately From COVID, But Many Hesitant To Get The VaccineThe COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit communities of color the hardest, particularly the Black community, which has extremely low vaccination figures and disproportionately high hospitalization rates.