How To Rethink Your Social Bubble As COVID Cases Spike"That's really the best defense that we have is to keep those bubbles small and to keep them confined to people who share similar practices around avoiding exposure," said Dr. Annie Ideker, a family physician at Health Partners.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: HealthPartners Stops COVID-19 Vaccine Trials After AstraZeneca Reports UK Patient Had Serious Side EffectA COVID-19 vaccine about to be tested on Minnesotans is now being investigated for potentially serious side effects.
As COVID Vaccine Trials Set To Start In Minnesota, Some Experts Doubt Safe Drug Will Be Ready By NovemberThe federal government says we could have a COVID-19 vaccine in about eight weeks, but some Minnesotans could get one as soon as Thursday.
HealthPartners Announces Clinical Trials On Oxford University COVID-19 VaccineThe trials, which are being led by AstraZeneca, are happening at about 100 different sites throughout the U.S., Peru and Chile, but the HealthPartners trial is the only one happening in Minnesota, the company said.
Sartell HealthPartners To Close PermanentlyThe St. Cloud Times reported Wednesday that the Sartell HealthPartners clinic will close permanently this month. The HealthPartners' dental clinic in the building will remain open.
HealthPartners To Close 7 Clinics, Expand Telemedicine & Drive-Up TestingHealthPartners announced Wednesday that it will be closing multiple clinics as health services have evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic.
What's The Status Of COVID-19 Testing In Minnesota?For months, we heard there weren't enough COVID-19 tests to go around. Now, health officials think people aren't getting the new message, those with symptoms can, and should, get tested.
Coronavirus Updates: Minnesota Approaching 5,000 Daily COVID-19 Diagnostic TestsHealthPartners alone can process two-thousand tests each day, across its eight clinics. Allina Health says it is also getting close to performing that same number of tests.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: HealthPartners On Track To Process 2,000 COVID-19 Tests A DayHealthPartners says its labs will be able to process more than 2,000 COVID-19 tests a day starting next week.
HealthPartners To Furlough 10% Of Workforce, CEO Takes 40% Pay CutHealthPartners announced Thursday the organization's plan to reduce overall compensation for salaried leaders in 2020 to manage financial challenges due to COVID-19.
Coronavirus In MN: HealthPartners Waives Cost For All Virtuwell Visits Through May 31HealthPartners on Thursday announced that it is waiving member costs for all Virtuwell visits through the end of May to provide members with a safe, cost-free option to get care.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: HealthPartners Begins Clinical Trial For Drug To Treat COVID-19 Pneumonia PatientsThe drug - called CM4620-IE - received fast-track approval from the FDA earlier this month, allowing HealthPartners to begin clinical trials.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MN Wild Donating Much-Needed Medical Supplies To Regions HospitalThe Minnesota Wild is donating medical supplies to health care workers at HealthPartners this week in response to the industries' shortage of key supplies.
What Is Hydroxychloroquine?President Trump has said the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine “could be a game-changer” in the fight against COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: HealthPartners Postpones Elective Surgery, Suspends Non-Emergency Dental AppointmentsThe postponement on all elective surgeries, procedures and non-essential radiology services is set for now to run through April 3. Additionally, no surgeries are being scheduled until after April 27.