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Target, Cub Will Again Require Some Workers To Wear Face MasksThe CDC changed its guidance after data showed that while vaccines still protect people from getting seriously sick from COVID and the Delta variant, fully vaccinated individuals can still be contagious.
Despite End Of Mandate, Many Minnesotans Not Ready To Drop The MasksThe numbers show 71% of white people living in Minneapolis have received at least one dose. It falls to 35% for Hispanic people, and 28% of Black and African-Americans.
Walz Will Sign Executive Order Lifting Mask Mandate Friday After New CDC GuidanceMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz will sign an executive order Friday morning removing the state's mask mandate following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Gov. Walz Says Politicization Around Masks ‘One Of The Worst Things That’s Happened To This Country’ And 'It Cost Lives'During a press conference outlining his plan to end most COVID-19 restrictions, Gov. Tim Walz spoke out about the politicization around masks and said “it cost lives.”
After Mask Mandate Lifts For Outdoor Sports, Some Minnesota Parents, Students, Coaches Want More Clarity On GuidanceThe MDH guidance still “strongly” recommends wearing masks while actively playing, though it’s no longer a requirement. State officials encourage weekly testing at schools and of student athletes.
COVID In MN: Masks No Longer Required For Student-Athletes Competing In Outdoor Sports, PracticesMasks are no longer required for student-athletes competing in outdoor sports and practices, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) announced Thursday.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Gov. Evers Mask MandateThe Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, stripping the governor of one of his last remaining tools to curb the spread of the coronavirus as the state stands on the precipice of another surge in infections.
Parents Request State To Reconsider Mask Mandate For Youth AthletesHockey parents told a Senate committee the masks are causing problems for their children on the ice, including fainting, concussions and obstructed vision.
Are We Not Using Our Masks Correctly?Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm says wearing your face mask under your nose is "like fixing three of the five screen doors on your submarine."
Let Them Play MN Survey: 14 Kids Collapsed Wearing Masks During Winter Sports PracticeMost high school sports are requiring athletes to wear masks during game play and practices, and not all students and parents are too thrilled about the requirement.
What Do Families Need To Know About Kids, Masks And Sports?Youth sports have started back up in Minnesota on Monday with some changes.
Wisconsin Judge Expected To Make Decision On State's Mask MandateA Wisconsin judge heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit aimed at suspending Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' mask mandate but didn't immediately rule, saying he needs to think about it as COVID-19 surges across the state.
Wisconsin College Campuses See Most Concerning COVID Spike Among Young Adult PopulationCollege campuses have seen the most concerning increases as people ages 18 to 24 have a case rate that’s five times higher than any age group in Wisconsin.
Gov. Walz Urges Trump, Biden To Follow Virus Guidelines During Minnesota VisitMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz urged the campaigns of President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Tuesday to abide by the state's guidelines for slowing the spread of the coronavirus when the candidates visit Minnesota on Friday.