MDH Takes Control Of Minneapolis Nursing Home To Ensure Residents’ SafetyThe MDH has filed for receivership and assumed control over the nursing home while operations and management issues at a facility are addressed, according to the MDH news release.
COVID In MN: MDH Reports 22 More Deaths As Latest Positivity Rate Drops Below 8%The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday reported 3,010 additional COVID-19 cases along with 22 more deaths. Meanwhile, the latest positivity rate has dipped below 8%.
‘Hopefully People Will Realize It’s Not Over’: Doctors Urge Caution for Indoor And Holiday Gatherings Amid Pandemic“Hopefully people will realize it’s still not over,” Dr. Frank Rhame said. “Vaccinated people, even boosted vaccinated people, can get COVID.”
St. Paul Mayor: City Employees Must Get COVID Vaccine By End Of 2021Nearly 4,000 city workers in St. Paul must get the vaccine by the end of the year, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Thursday. There isn’t a routine testing alternative, making it one of the strictest policies in the state.
MDH: Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Salame Sticks Sold At Trader Joe's
University of Minnesota Will Require Proof Of Vaccination For EmployeesPresident Joan Gabel sent a systemwide message on Tuesday to students, faculty, and staff that the school must collect proof of vaccination from its employees.
COVID In Minnesota: 22 More Deaths, Though New Cases Appear To Be Trending DownMinnesota's latest rolling seven-day average positivity rate appears to be on the waning side of a crest, now at 7.9% from 8.5% last week. There are also a reported 45.8 daily new cases per 100,000 Minnesota residents, which also represents a downward trend after peaking above 50.
Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term TrendsThe latest data show COVID-19 cases linked to schools have sharply declined since mid-September, but experts warn that it’s too early to determine if the state has passed the peak of the latest surge.
Can You Get The Flu Shot And The COVID Vaccine?As COVID-19 news fills headlines, there's another vaccine we need to consider. Flu shots are already available at some pharmacies.
St. Paul Mayor: City Employees Must Get COVID Vaccine By End Of 2021Workers who don’t certify by mid-January “will not be able to work and may be subject to discipline,” according to the mayor's office.
Minnesota Student Dies Of COVID-19, 2nd Since Start Of PandemicWhile the health department did not say where the student was enrolled, the latest figures released Thursday showed that a teenager in Hennepin County was among the newly reported COVID deaths.