Best Buy To Offer PTO To Vaccinated Hourly EmployeesBest Buy's statement clarified employees will not have time off to get the vaccine, but rather will be gifted time off to use as they please once their vaccination has been verified.
Walz To Announce 70% Of Minnesotans 65+ Will Receive Vaccine Before Expanding EligibilityA spokesperson for Gov. Tim Walz said the governor will announce Thursday that the state will administer the COVID-19 vaccine to 70% of Minnesotans over 65 before expanding eligibility to other groups.
Walk Like A Penguin: How To Avoid Falling During RefreezeDebbie Luna is one of many Minnesotans who fell victim to the refreeze.
Clarifying COVID: How Long Does Immunity Last After Getting The Virus?Dr. George Morris returns to answer questions on recent COVID-19 developments.
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.