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.More
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has contracted with 48 community partners to help those most impacted by COVID-19 get vaccinated, improve health and recover from the effects of the disease.
Congressman-elect Robert Garcia, a Peruvian immigrant, openly gay man and self-proclaimed “comic book nerd,”has been drawing a lot of attention from superhero fans bringing some much-appreciated levity into the political dimension.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization for updated COVID-19 vaccine booster shots from Moderna and Pfizer on Wednesday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidance Thursday loosening COVID-19 restrictions.
President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing “mild symptoms,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Thursday.
Two more Minnesota COVID-19 testing sites will soon offer test-to-treat options: MSP Airport, beginning on June 23, and Saint Paul-Midway, beginning on June 27.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is opening a new COVID-19 community testing location in the Midway neighborhood of Saint Paul and closing two existing testing sites as part of the state’s ongoing work to adjust testing resources to meet demand and need.
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.
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.
Lata Mangeshkar, India’s most renowned and celebrated singer, passed away on Sunday February 6 in Mumbai. She was affectionately given such titles as the Nightingale of India, Voice of the Millennium, and Queen of Melody. She is also often referred to as India’s “Didi,” or sister.
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.
President Biden announced Thursday that his administration will buy another 500 million at-home COVID-19 tests for Americans, in addition to the 500 million already being acquired.
A standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools ended on Wednesday after schools had been closed for five days.
Starting Jan. 19, everyone entering an establishment that serves food or drink in Minneapolis and St. Paul must show identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or having a negative PCR or antigen test taken within three days.
Experts said Monday that an alleged hybrid coronavirus mutation dubbed “Deltacron” reportedly discovered in a Cyprus lab is most likely the result of a lab contamination, and not a new worrying variant.