Health Campaign Urges Minnesota Students To Get COVID Tested Every 2 WeeksAs a substantial portion of Minnesota students are soon to be heading back to the classroom, the Minnesota Department of Health is launching a campaign to encourage young people to get tested for COVID-19 every two weeks until the end of the school year.
COVID In MN: Over 770,000 People Have Had At Least 1 Vaccine DoseMore than 770,000 people in Minnesota have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Minnesota health officials on Wednesday reported 761 new COVID-19 cases and nine more deaths.
University Of Minnesota Using $5 Million Gift To Establish Center For Antiracism ResearchThe University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health has received its largest philanthropic gift ever to establish a center for antiracism research.
COVID In MN: Gov. Walz Highlights Plan To Get Vaccine To MN’s Diverse CommunitiesMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday highlighted the state’s partnership with 30 community-based organizations to help get COVID-19 vaccine to diverse communities.
COVID In MN: Health Dept. Receives $3M In FEMA Funds To Set Up 3 Vaccination CentersThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has received $3 million in federal funding to put towards costs in the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, including setting up vaccination centers.
1 In 5 Young People Vapes, MDH Survey ShowsThe results of the Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey, released Tuesday, also show that 70% percent of those users report signs of nicotine dependence.
COVID In Minnesota: For 2nd Straight Day, Only 1 New Death ReportedThe Minnesota Department of Health has reported 513 more cases of the virus, and one more death. This makes two days in a row with only one COVID death reported by the state.
'Why Do They Need To Know?': Some Users Of Minnesota's Vaccine Connector Site Put Off By Personal QuestionsMinnesota officials say more than 300,000 residents are using a new tool to help connect them to the COVID-19 vaccine. But some tell WCCO the steps to sign up caught them off guard.
WCCO Viewers Share Their Last Memories Of Fun Right Before COVID StruckIt's been almost a year since the pandemic made its way to Minnesota, and what we considered "normal" changed.
Faces Of COVID: A Look Back At Minnesotans We LostIn Minnesota, more than 6,400 people have lost their lives due to complications from COVID-19.
COVID In Wisconsin: No New Deaths For 2nd Straight DayNo COVID-19 deaths were reported Monday in Wisconsin, marking the first time since early September that the state has had two such days in a row.