How Do Ventilators Work?“The ventilator works to provide extra oxygen to people who need it and it allows the patients to exhale so that the carbon dioxide can be removed from the body."
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Health Care Systems Prepare For Housing Patients In Stadiums, HotelsAs Minnesota's healthcare system prepares for a rush of patients needing treatment for COVID-19, Gov. Tim Walz said it's possible the state will look beyond hospitals for help.
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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Experts Answer A Variety Of Common Questions About COVID-19We asked three infectious diseases experts in the Twin Cities to give us their advice on some of the biggest concerns surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19).
Coronavirus In Minnesota: First Responders Prep For Surge In 911 CallsThere are thousands of our neighbors on the front lines of this pandemic, the medical professions at our health departments, hospitals and clinics, but first and foremost are the EMS responders, our police, fire and paramedics.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Hennepin Healthcare Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus (COVID-19)So far, there are 60 confirmed cases of the disease in the state. As of Tuesday, 2,336 people have been tested.
'Come Together By Separating': HCMC Physicians Prep For Critical Coronavirus (COVID-19) CasesAs the number of positive COVID-19 cases increases in Minnesota, metro area hospitals are getting ready for the most critical cases.
How Effective Are Face Masks?The Minnesota Department of Health says there’s no reason for healthy people to wear face masks to prevent illnesses, especially with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
63-Year-Old Woman Dies After Falling Into Recreational FireThe incident remains under investigation, pending toxicology results. Investigators say they do not suspect foul play.
WCCO Exclusive: Ex-Sex Assault Examiner Speaks Out On Why She Thinks She Was FiredNurse Kristi Jarvis lost her job as coordinator for the sexual assault program at Hennepin Healthcare last spring. Now, her firing could reopen criminal cases.
'I Just Went Boom Boom Down The Stairs': Emergency Room Visits Increase As Minnesotans Are Slipping On IceHennepin Health Care says it typically sees a spike in emergency room visits when conditions are icy.