Rose Pelzel, First Woman To Become A Paramedic, Retires After 50 YearsShe is retiring this week with the longest standing career as a paramedic in the country.
‘Cultural Brokers’ Work To Bridge Gaps In Equitable Vaccine DistributionThere continues to be gaps in equitable vaccine distribution across the country, and in Minnesota. State officials and community partners are taking steps to close the gaps.
'Chief Well Being Officer' Aims To Make Mental Health A Priority For M Health Fairview StaffIt has been a trying year for Minnesota’s healthcare community, some who were faced with caring for the state’s sickest COVID patients.
Faces Of COVID: The Former Frontline Workers Of Bethesda HospitalAs Minnesota COVID-19 cases fall and vaccinations add a layer of protection, they are in many ways the forgotten faces of the pandemic: WCCO has a candid conversation with six of the frontline workers who ran the state’s only COVID-19-dedicated hospital for more than seven months last year.
M Health Fairview Has Thousands Of COVID Vaccine Shots Available For Seniors This WeekA Minnesota health care provider is trying to fill a lot of open COVID-19 vaccine appointments.
M Health Fairview's Volunteer Effort Crucial To Vaccine DistributionVolunteers have answered the call to help in the vaccination distribution process in a big way. When M Health Fairview asked for volunteers, more than 2,100 people responded, including Lisa Nasseff.
Health Officials Focus On Vaccine Outreach To Communities Of ColorAn effort is underway to get more COVID-19 vaccines to people in underserved communities.
Meet The First Twin Cities Baby Born In 2021The first Twin Cities baby of 2021 was born not too long after the clock struck midnight.
St. Joseph's Hospital Closes ER As It Pivots To COVID, Mental Health CareThe emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul stopped receiving new patients Wednesday morning, as it prepares to discontinue emergency services.
Two Sisters Give Birth 90 Minutes ApartTheir two healthy baby boys were born just 90 minutes apart. Both sisters believe it was a wink from their dad, helping them stay together in a time of isolation. In a year that brought so many challenges, this family has two reasons to smile this holiday season.
M Health Fairview Staff Donates $100K To Second Harvest Heartland: ‘It’s Good To Do Something That’s Bigger Than Ourselves’M Health Fairview staff is giving back to the community this holiday season with a large donation to a Twin Cities food bank.
Fairview Announces Changes That Include ‘Reimagined’ St. Joseph Hospital, 900 Eliminated PositionsMajor changes are coming to the M Health Fairview hospital system, including the elimination of hundreds of positions.
Matthew Rush, Lucinda Peterson Charged In Shooting Of Doctor Inside Edina Hospital Parking RampA Minnetonka man and a Minneapolis woman are charged with the attempted robbery and shooting of an Edina doctor.
Two M Health Fairview Hospitals Now Accepting Donations Of Frozen Mother's MilkTwo M Health Fairview hospitals are now accepting donations of frozen mother's milk as part of its partnership with the nonprofit Minnesota Milk Bank For Babies.
Elective Surgeries Resume As Minnesota Remains Under Stay-At-Home OrderAt Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO), patients will get tested for COVID-19 two days before they're scheduled to go in for surgery. Staff members will get tested every other week, along with filling out daily health reports.