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'My patience level is gone': Walz calls on lawmakers to help hospital strain

The governor said only legislators can enact some of the needed measures.

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COVID-19: Gov. Walz reveals new actions to ease hospital strain

He's putting the National Guard on alert and expanding the emergency staffing pool.

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Health care workers suing over vaxx mandates ordered to ID themselves

A federal judge issued the order Tuesday, and gave them until the end of the week.

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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.

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Health officials: Minnesota hospitals experiencing a 'capacity crisis'

Malcolm called the current capacity crisis for pediatric cases "quite extraordinary."

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Essentia Health details new patient visitors restrictions

The new rules apply to clinics and hospitals in NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin

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Staff shortages putting huge strain on MN hospitals as delta surges

Hospitals are under duress and preventable severe cases of COVID-19 aren't helping.

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Mayo Clinic named No. 1 on 'Best Hospitals' list

It's the sixth year in a row the Rochester hospital has been named the best of the best.

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Minnesota Hospital Association: We are out of time to be 'Minnesota Nice'

The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.

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MN hospitals diverting patients to combat capacity, staffing shortages

The situation is very dire, according to Minnesota healthcare leaders.

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905 Mayo Clinic staff diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 2 weeks

The multi-state healthcare giant has been hit hard by the virus.

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10 stories about the escalating COVID-19 crisis in Minnesota

These stories are written by the people on the front lines.

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Minneapolis hospital featured on NBC 'Nightly News' COVID-19 report

The feature segment comes as Minnesota hospitals are being filled with COVID-19 patients.

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Here's how many ICU beds are available around Minnesota

Critical care capacity is being pressed hard in eastern regions of Minnesota.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 situation is dire, and too few are taking steps to stop it

Health officials say they're hoping to avoid another lockdown, but need people to stick to the advice already out there.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 2

There are now 774 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Minnesota.

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MN hospitals urge Gov. Tim Walz to mandate masks statewide

The MN Hospitals Association says there is a narrow window to slow the spread.

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When considering different criteria, Minnesota's top hospitals ranking looks a lot different

The Lown Institute Hospitals Index considers community policies, inclusivity and value of care in addition to patient outcomes.

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HealthPartners to close 7 Minnesota clinics for good

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on the healthcare provider.

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3 Minnesota children's hospitals among the best in new ranking

They ranked among the best on U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals list.