Minneapolis offering free COVID-19 and flu vaccines


MINNEAPOLIS — All community members 5 and older who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine or a flu shot are invited to get a free vaccination during an event offered by the City of Minneapolis. The first event offers both COVID-19 and flu shots.


CDC relaxes COVID guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance Thursday loosening COVID-19 restrictions.

Minneapolis officials recommend masks indoors as COVID cases rise

An uptick in COVID spread and hospitalizations has preempted the Minneapolis Health Department’s recent recommendation that everyone — vaccinated or not — wear masks in indoor public settings and businesses such as stores, restaurants, theaters, family entertainment centers, schools, meetings and state and local government offices serving the public.

Minneapolis lifting mask regulations

The City of Minneapolis is rescinding emergency regulations requiring people entering food and drink establishments to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test. The end of the mandate comes as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are trending downward.

Supreme Court blocks COVID-19 rule for businesses

On Thursday, the US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the Biden administration cannot move forward with its COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court will allow, however, a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.

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