Minnesota will begin administrating Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to those eligible to receive one, Gov. Tim Walz announced Friday afternoon. This comes a day after a federal guidance was issued from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC has endorsed COVID-19 booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans.
The number of Minnesota schools experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks has skyrocketed from 26 to 96 in the last week, a 269% increase.
Officer Joseph Kurer, 26, has died due to complications from COVID-19.
Public schools have struggled for years with teacher shortages, particularly in math, science, special education and languages. But the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the problem.
Minneapolis Public Schools announced Tuesday that Edison High School will temporarily move to distance learning due to COVID-19 exposure.
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.
Participants in the Twin Cities Marathon will be required to wear masks in certain areas when not running, organizers announced Tuesday.
Samantha Wendell, 29, had scheduled an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccine despite hesitancy due to misinformation, but she got sick before she and her fiancé made it to get their shots. Wendell spent their planned wedding day on a ventilator and died shortly after.
Minnesota reported 230 people in hospital intensive-care units Monday with COVID-19 infections, the most since December.
Starting Monday, Minnesota businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a lifeline from the state.
After seeing success in vaccinating Minnesotans with its mobile buses over the summer, the state health department is extending the COVID-19 vaccination project.
An independent advisory panel for the FDA voted against a proposal for a booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for Americans 16 and older.
Officials at the Smithsonian's National Zoo say six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers have tested presumptive positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.
President Joe Biden directed OSHA to write a rule forcing employers with at least 100 workers to require staff get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free.
Idaho's public health leaders have expanded health care rationing statewide amid a massive increase in the number of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization.
The chip shortage is sending prices of used vehicles skyrocketing and, in some cases, increasing the value of vehicles bought in recent years above their sale price.
The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday it will begin offering a new way for people to cash in on getting their COVID-19 vaccine.
U.S. unemployment claims rose last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID-19 infections may have slightly increased layoffs.
The obesity rate in Minnesota saw a slight increase in 2020, as the pandemic led to new challenges.