Government will stop providing free at-home COVID tests on Friday
The government is pausing the tests due to a lack of funding
More details released about MN hepatitis A case linked to strawberries
One person in Minnesota became ill from eating strawberries purchased from a local Twin Cities market.
MDH officials advise parents to watch for signs of rare hepatitis in children
It's investigating three cases in Minnesota of children under the age of 3 with liver inflammation.
Walz Administration will distribute 2 million KN95 masks in Minnesota
The announcement comes after federal officials have updated guidelines to recommend KN95 and N95 masks.
COVID-19: The CDC's new guidance on how long to quarantine and isolate
The Minnesota Department of Health says it will update its COVID guidance.
New clue may explain how rare tropical disease sickened Minnesotan
Four individuals mysteriously came down with melioidosis earlier this year.
Doctors urge flu shots ahead of potentially severe flu season
Last year's mild flu season could make the coming months more challenging.
Here are the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines for the holidays
It's the second year of celebrating holidays during the pandemic.
Counties without K-12 mask mandate see sharper rise in child COVID cases
That's according to a new study that compared case rates.
CDC: Minnesotans sickened by salmonella from unknown food source
Minnesota has reported the second-most cases so far.
3 Twin Cities counties reach 16+ vaccination rate of 80%
More than 8 in 10 residents of that age group have gotten at least one dose.
All but 2 MN counties have 'high' level of COVID-19 transmission
Masks are strongly recommended in indoor, public spaces throughout the state.
Just 1 MN county is below CDC's mask guidance threshold
That means a mask is recommended for everyone in public, indoor spaces.
As start of school approaches, Osterholm urges parents to buy high-quality masks
Dr. Michael Osterholm is worried that some districts aren't properly prepared.
83 of MN's 87 counties have high or substantial COVID transmission
Less than a month ago, just 14 counties fell into those categories.
Just 8 MN counties remain below CDC's face mask guidance threshold
Face masks are now suggested in public, indoor spaces in 90% of the state.
CDC confirms 4th case of rare tropical disease; 1 case in Minnesota
Two people have died.
71 of MN's 87 counties have high or substantial COVID transmission
The list keeps growing.
Number of MN counties with high, substantial COVID transmission hits 64
Nine days ago, 14 counties passed that threshold. We're now up to 64.
MN medical groups urge K-12 schools to adopt mask requirement for all
They say it will help protect other students who can't get vaccinated or are at risk.
35 counties, including most of Twin Cities, now COVID hotspots
The CDC recommends everyone wear a mask in public, indoor places in these counties.
CDC document: Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox
Vaccines remain very effective at preventing severe illness from the delta variant, however.
The 14 MN counties with 'substantial or high' COVID-19 transmission
The CDC says everyone in these areas should wear a mask in indoor public places.