Government will stop providing free at-home COVID tests on Friday
The government is pausing the tests due to a lack of funding
Robots are now helping nursing home residents in Minnesota
This marks the first time robot deployment focuses on augment care for residents in nursing homes in the United States.
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.
St. Paul school board chair briefly hospitalized with COVID-19
She is now at home recovering.
23 Minnesotans infected with salmonella linked to onions
Four of Minnesota residents were hospitalized. None have died.
COVID-19: Gov. Walz reveals new actions to ease hospital strain
“Rising COVID-19 cases have left our hospitals too crowded, and we need action now,” the governor said.
Hospitals hit lowest point of staffed bed availability during pandemic
Not even the massive fall/winter surge in 2020 led to a capacity crisis like this.
Dr. Fauci says trick-or-treating this year is OK, 'enjoy it'
“Particularly if you’re vaccinated, you can get out there ... and enjoy it," the nation's top infections disease doctor said.
Minnesota opens COVID antibody treatment clinic in the Twin Cities
The treatment can decrease the likelihood someone will need to be hospitalized.
Here are the CDC's COVID-19 guidelines for the holidays
It's the second year of celebrating holidays during the pandemic.
Nonfatal drug overdoses continued to increase during COVID-19 pandemic
They mirrored the trend of fatal overdoses seen during 2020.
CDC: Minnesotans sickened by salmonella from unknown food source
Minnesota has reported the second-most cases so far.
MN rep calls upholding of TX abortion law 'great news for America'
Rep. Tim Miller also outlined a new abortion-related bill he plans to introduce.
Data shows no increased risk of miscarriage with mRNA vaccines
The research, led by Minnesota-based HealthPartners Institute, was published Thursday.
Unseasonable RSV, COVID-19 continue to 'stretch capacity' at Children’s MN
Health experts expect things to become even more active with kids returning to school.
Study finds 'no serious health effects' linked to mRNA vaccines
The study monitored 6.2 million recipients of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
Mayo study: Lab-made antibodies may prevent some COVID hospitalizations
The findings only apply to "high-risk" patients with a mild or moderate case of COVID.
Where are child COVID vaccination rates highest and lowest in Minnesota?
In many counties, fewer than half of all eligible children have received even one dose.
State Fair reveals COVID rules: People urged – but not required – to wear masks
The fair is asking guests to follow its guidance "not because it’s mandated, but because it’s the right thing to do."
Doctor who encouraged parents to not vaccinate their children disciplined
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice found his behavior to be "unethical or improper."
Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, July 30
The latest data from MDH.
Latest opioid settlement could bring more than $300M to MN
The money would be paid out over the next 18 years.
Quality of life rankings: Minnesota is 4th best state in 2021, CNBC says
Neighboring North Dakota ranked third.