The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.
He's putting the National Guard on alert and expanding the emergency staffing pool.
A federal judge issued the order Tuesday, and gave them until the end of the week.
Not even the massive fall/winter surge in 2020 led to a capacity crisis like this.
Malcolm called the current capacity crisis for pediatric cases "quite extraordinary."
The new rules apply to clinics and hospitals in NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin
Vaccines are working, though you can still get sick.
The restrictions go into effect immediately.
Hospitals are under duress and preventable severe cases of COVID-19 aren't helping.
The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.
The situation is very dire, according to Minnesota healthcare leaders.
The multi-state healthcare giant has been hit hard by the virus.
These stories are written by the people on the front lines.
The feature segment comes as Minnesota hospitals are being filled with COVID-19 patients.
Critical care capacity is being pressed hard in eastern regions of Minnesota.
Health officials say they're hoping to avoid another lockdown, but need people to stick to the advice already out there.
Twin Cities ICU beds are at 98% capacity.
There are now 774 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Minnesota.
Bed capacity is not an issue statewide.
The MN Hospitals Association says there is a narrow window to slow the spread.
The Lown Institute Hospitals Index considers community policies, inclusivity and value of care in addition to patient outcomes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on the healthcare provider.
They ranked among the best on U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals list.