Minnesota Department of Health
MN health officials warn of potential for measles outbreak amid rise in cases
A recent case among a child with no travel history is prompting heightened concern.
Appeals court rules in favor of MDH regarding COVID-19 bar shutdowns
The two central Minnesota locations claimed the health department "didn't have the authority."
MDH backs new mental health hospital in St. Paul, but has concerns
The facility would be located at the former Bethesda Hospital site, near the Minnesota Capitol building.
Minnesota surpasses 100 confirmed cases of monkeypox
No pediatric infections have been found in Minnesota.
Study: Excessive drinking cost Minnesotans almost $8 billion in 2019
The study was published by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.
Monkeypox declared public health emergency in US, 44 cases confirmed in MN
There are over 6,600 confirmed cases nationwide.
Minnesota's monkeypox vaccine supply to increase in 4-6 weeks
The median age of those infected with monkeypox in Minnesota is 37.
Minneapolis clinic vaccinates over 200 patients who reported monkeypox exposure
Vaccinations given after monkeypox exposure can prevent the onset of the virus.
What we know about monkeypox testing and vaccinations in Minnesota
While vaccines are limited, they are being administered here in Minnesota.
What we know about Minnesota’s confirmed monkeypox cases
There's over 1,800 confirmed cases nationwide.
Minnesota saw record overdose deaths last year, driven by fentanyl
The state recorded 1,286 overdose deaths in 2021.
Minnesota joins the launch of 988; the national mental health crisis lifeline
Anyone can dial or text 988.
Minnesota reports 'concerning level' of syphilis cases
The Minnesota Department of Health says most of the cases are being discovered in the northern part of the state.
State takes over operations at troubled Pine Island nursing home
Regulators say unpaid bills are threatening critical services for residents.
New dashboard tracks drinking water quality in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Health announced a new online dashboard to keep track of PFAS.
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.
New omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 confirmed in Minnesota
Here's what we know so far about BA.2.12.1.
Report: Most MN mothers take unpaid leave to care for newborns
New study highlights disparities in access to paid family leave.
One of Minnesota's key COVID-19 leaders is retiring
Kris Ehresmann has given more than 30 years of her life to public health in Minnesota.
Child from Twin Cities, school staff member die from COVID
Both deaths were reported by the Minnesota Department of Health Thursday.