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.
MDH: Flu Remains Widespread In MN; 6 More Die In Flu SeasonThe Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says influenza remains widespread throughout the state and the country.
MDH: Outbreak Of HIV Among Those Who Inject DrugsMany of the infected individuals have experienced homelessness. According to a health advisory, many of them are also “co-infected with hepatitis C virus.”
Third Sample Sent To The CDC From Minnesota For Coronavirus Testing Comes Back NegativeHundreds have died because of the outbreak in China.
Third Minnesota Sample Sent To CDC For Coronavirus TestingThe Minnesota Department of Health sent another sample to the Center for Disease Control for coronavirus testing early this week.
How Does A Virus Start?Fear of the coronavirus has spread around the world, but this is hardly the first time there have been new, deadly infections. So Roger from Hudson wanted to know: How does a virus start? Good Question.
Student Survey Finds 5,000 Minnesota High Schoolers Have Traded Sex For Something Of ValueA new survey has state officials sounding the alarm as it shows 5,000 high school-aged students in Minnesota have traded sex for something of value.
MDH: Lab Results Come Back Negative For 2 Minnesotans Tested For CoronavirusThe Minnesota Department of Health received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Monday that two cases sent to the CDC for testing came back negative for coronavirus.
MN Health Officials Prep For Coronavirus; 2 Samples Sent To CDC For TestingMinnesota health officials detailed Friday how the state has been prepping for the 2019 novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, two samples in Minnesota have been sent in for testing.
Minn. Department Of Health Reports 113 Flu-Related School OutbreaksFlu-related school outbreaks have tripled since the week of Jan. 5, the Minnesota Department of Health reports.
Minnesota Reports 1st Child Death Of Flu SeasonMinnesota health officials on Thursday reported the first child death of the flu season
Mercury Found In Skin-Lightening Product Sickens Minnesota WomanExperts say that skin product ingredient lists are often not complete, and that it is best to stop using all skin lightening products that aren’t prescribed by a dermatologist.
Report From Office Of Legislative Auditor Reveals Issues With Minnesota's Medical Marijuana ProgramThe audit was tasked with determining whether MDH was properly overseeing: patient eligibility, revenue streams, and manufacturing processes between July 2016 and December 2018.
MDH: Minnesota Flu Death Count DoublesThe number of flu deaths in Minnesota this season has doubled.
The Number Of Fire Deaths In Minnesota Increased By 14% Last YearThe Department of Public Safety’s State Fire Marshal Division reports that 42 people died in fires in Minnesota last year.