COVID In Minnesota: 12 Deaths And 2,088 Cases Reported, Average Positivity Rate At 6.6%As the school year begins for many Minnesota students, health officials in the state reported 2,088 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths.
Pediatricians Group Calls For Children Older Than 2 To Wear Masks When Returning To SchoolThe American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all children over the age of 2 wear masks when returning to the classroom this coming school year.
MSHSL Seeks Relief From Masks In Outdoor Spring SportsThe Minnesota State High School League board asked state health officials Thursday to allow spring sports athletes to compete outdoors without wearing masks.
U Of M Researchers Search For The Perfect Face Mask FitA year into the pandemic, a simple solution remains one of our best weapons against COVID-19. The CDC says wearing a mask can help slow the spread of the virus.
Minnesota 'The Sound Of Music' Star Makes Masks Out Of Iconic Movie CurtainsA Chanhassen woman is now making a mask connected to her role in the iconic film, "The Sound of Music."
Artists, Activists Collaborate To Urge Communities Of Color To Mask UpThe "We Wear The Mask" campaign uses message and music to help get more people in communities disproportionately impacted by the virus to wear a mask.
Time Magazine Recognizes Minnesota InventionsThe Breath-99 company makes the mask that not only prevents a person from spreading the coronavirus but also protects the person wearing the mask.
Wayzata Teen Starts Mask-Making Business, Donates Profits Back To CommunityMarit Larson wanted to encourage her Wayzata senior classmates and other young people to wear masks.
AG Ellison Secures Agreement With Price Gouging Store Owner Who Sold N95 Masks For Inflated PricesWhen the COVID-19 pandemic began in Minnesota in March, a St. Paul man had made trips around the state to purchase face masks, later selling them online for inflated prices.
Minnesota's Statewide Mask Mandate Goes Into Effect SaturdayMask up, Minnesota! Saturday marks the first day of the state's mask mandate.
Rochester Becomes Latest City To Make Masks MandatoryStarting Wednesday, Rochester became the latest city in Minnesota to make masks mandatory.
Dane County Becomes Wisconsin's First Community To Require Face MasksAll Dane County residents will be required to wear masks when indoors, except at their own home, under the first order of its kind issued Tuesday in Wisconsin as cases of COVID-19 are rising in the state, particularly among young adults.
Fashion Model Halima Aden Helps Create Face Masks For Frontline Workers Wearing Hijabs Or TurbansMinnesota fashion model Halima Aden has a new design project: helping create masks for frontline workers who wear hijabs or turbans.
What Type Of Mask Should Be Worn In Public? And How Do You Keep It Clean?Currently the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to wear a cloth mask when they are in public.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Front Line Retail & Food Industry Employees Protest Working Conditions“If we're essential workers we should be respected as essential workers."