At the start of the pandemic, policymakers enacted changes to increase access to COVID treatments and help health care systems better deal with the crisis. But as the virus moves out of the pandemic phase, those programs are being eliminated.
The University of Minnesota announced that masks will no longer be required in classrooms beginning Thursday, a day after spring semester ends.
The lifting of mask mandates on US airlines came a day late for a Minneapolis family, who was kicked off a United Airlines flight Sunday because their two-year-old wouldn't keep her mask on.
After a confusing day for some flyers, that started with a federal judge striking down the CDC's mask mandate for public transportation, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport says the airport is lifting its mandate.
Minneapolis Public Schools says it will lift its mask mandate starting Monday, April 18, as the district revises its COVID-19 rules amid changes to CDC guidance and low cases.
The St. Paul Board of Education voted on Tuesday to change its mask policy to end mask requirements for students and staff while cases remain low.
At least 100 Hennepin County employees could face disciplinary action if they don't provide proof of vaccination by Thursday, the county says.
More than two years after the pandemic began, some doctors warning about a new subvariant of COVID.
Starting Monday, March 21, new indoor mask requirements will take effect at the University of Minnesota, President Joan Gabel announced Friday.
While there are many things to evaluate in this pandemic, one of the biggest is looking at how it has affected children's ability to socialize with one another.
As COVID-19 case rates continue to drop, both Minneapolis and St. Paul lifted their mask mandates inside city buildings Thursday.
The Minnesota National Guard finally left its last nursing home on Tuesday, The Guard had been deployed to 50 nursing homes to ease staffing shortages during the fall and winter COVID wave.
As coronavirus cases fall and more people are vaccinated, fewer masks are being required inside Minnesota's buildings.
Minneapolis and St. Paul mayors have lifted the city's mask mandate, effective immediately.
For 15 years, Hutchinson has had a program called REACH to help high school students with social, emotional and academic stressors. In the pandemic, leaders feel the program is more important now more than ever before.
As Minnesota moves past the omicron spike, Allina Health is relaxing its visitation guidelines.
As the omicron surge continues to fall off, COVID-19 vaccine mandates put in place for restaurants could be lifted sooner than expected in the Twin Cities.
After 30 years in public health, the Minnesota Health Department’s Director of Infectious Disease Kris Ehresmann retired Wednesday.
Starting Wednesday, January 26, large event centers in Minneapolis and St. Paul, like museums or venues hosting sports games, concerts or other entertainment, had to require visitors to show a proof of vaccination or negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within the last 72 hours.
Many school districts across the Twin Cities are returning to in-person learning this week. Because of a surge in COVID-19 cases coming out of winter break, they’ve been out of the classroom for 2 weeks of distance-learning.