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Minnesota nurse Megan Chao Smith

MN nurse raising money, PPE, food and housing for frontline health workers

She had to leave the COVID-19 effort, so she's helping another way.

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Walz launches 'homemade mask drive' to help congregate living facilities

He's calling on "crafters, sewers, and creatives" for help.

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Walz says economy can't re-open without widespread testing

At least 5,000 tests per day are needed, according to Walz.

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Health department down to 1 week supply of gowns, low on other PPE

The shortage comes as Minnesota is competing with other states for PPE supplies.

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Coronavirus stats: Key points from Minnesota's new data site

The site is interactive and allows updated information for supplies and hospital capacity.

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President Trump orders 3M to prioritize producing N95 masks

It comes after 3M was criticized for shipping masks to foreign countries.

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Dalvin Cook, Danielle Hunter donating Madden royalties to fund PPE for health workers

The Vikings running back donated his royalties to North Memorial hospital to help fight COVID-19.

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Ellison to price-gougers: 'My office and I are coming after you'

A Little Canada-based company started selling N95 masks having never sold them before.

N95 masks at a Target store.

Target issues apology after being called out for selling face masks in WA

The company says the N95 masks "were available for purchase in error."