MDH Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann To Retire Feb. 2One of Minnesota's leaders in the ongoing battle against COVID-19 will retire next month.
CDC Unveils 'Common Sense' Mask Guidelines As More Americans Are Fully VaccinatedThere are new signs of recovery as more than 40% of Americans have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Minnesota Officials Link British COVID Variant To Recent Rise In CasesHealth officials called virus variants a “significant cause for concern," and expect the B117 mutation to eventually become the dominant strain in the state and country.
MDH Tracking 14 COVID ‘Vaccine Breakthrough Cases’; All Had Mild Or No SymptomsMinnesota health officials are looking out for positive cases of COVID-19 after someone has been fully vaccinated.
Experts Fear Spring Break COVID Boom: 'It's Still Really Not A Great Idea To Travel'As the subzero temperatures continue, many Minnesotans are dreaming of a warm escape -- and health experts are worried about a possible rise in COVID-19 cases with more travel.
Three Health Experts Weigh In On The Future Of COVIDThere are still so many unknowns about SARS-CoV-2, but experts can make some educated guesses about what might happen during the course of the pandemic.
COVID Vaccine (MN): Health Care Workers Start To Get 2nd DosesHealth care workers at the Minneapolis VA hospital got their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday.
COVID In MN: Cases Falling Just Weeks After State Was HotspotCOVID-19 cases are coming down dramatically in Minnesota after health officials called the state a hotspot last month.
Minnesota To Adopt Shorter, 10-Day And 7-Day Quarantine OptionsMinnesota Department of Health said they will update their COVID guidances to include new recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, which include options for shorter quarantines.
If COVID Rates Continue Climbing, Experts Warn 'It Won't Be Too Long' Before In-Person Schooling Halts AgainHealth officials are also concerned about the growing number of COVID-19 cases in students.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: How Does Indoor Transmission Compare To Outdoor Transmission?The Minnesota Department of Health doesn't currently collect data on whether COVID transmission happens indoors or outdoors – but there’s a big worry about what happens when cold weather arrives.
Minnesota Officials Concerned With Rising HospitalizationsMinnesota health officials said Wednesday that rising hospitalizations due to the coronavirus are a concern, just a day before Gov. Tim Walz was to announce guidance for schools reopening in the fall.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Only 2 COVID-19 Deaths Reported As State Counts Nearly 500 More CasesThe number of daily COVID-19 deaths in Minnesota remains in the single digits even as hundreds of new cases are being counted in the state each day.
'The Evidence Is Still Very Much Out': The Problem With Serology TestingMinnesota health leaders say one COVID-19 test may not hold the answers you expect.
Talking Points: MDH Infectious Disease Director Discusses Mysterious Illness Linked To COVID-19 In ChildrenAs COVID-19 numbers continue to climb in Minnesota, the state has issued an advisory of a mysterious illness that has been linked to the coronavirus in children.