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COVID Numbers Moving Lower in Rochester Area and Statewide
Overall cases and infections in the schools have dropped.
Governor Walz Leans on National Guard for COVID Action Plan
The soldiers will be asked to help staff hospitals and provide testing.
Mayo Clinic To Begin Mandatory Employee Covid Vaccination
Mayo's current vaccination rate is around 90%.
Key COVID Indicator Nearing High Risk Level in MN and Rochester
Most of the infections involve school-age children.
Why Minnesota’s Covid Delta Variant Keeps Appearing in This Gross Place
Cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant are continuing to show up in this gross yet telling place in Minnesota. So why is that?
Covid Booster Shot Plan For Olmsted County Announced
This is the recently announced authorization of the Pfizer booster.
Rochester Public Schools Releases Covid Vaccination Numbers
The report is based on Sept 19th totals
Pine Island School Nurse Featured in Time Magazine
Pokrandt said contact tracing was the most difficult thing she's ever done in her life.
Mayo Clinic Awarded Huge Contract For Long-Term COVID Study
The NIH is trying to learn why people have long-lasting health issues after contracting COVID.
Need Proof Of Covid Shot? There's A New App For That
The Minnesota Department of Health launched the app Wednesday.
Mayo Clinic Commencement Ceremony To Feature Dr Fauci
The ceremony is scheduled for Saturday.
Olmsted County Health Officials Stress Importance Of Covid Tests
They're concerned about the resumption of school, youth sports and other issues.
We Now Know Why Favorite Candies Are Missing at Rochester Movie Theater
Have you gone to the movies since they reopened?
Parent Group Sues to Force Statewide School Mask Mandate
The lawsuit calls on the governor to declare another peacetime emergency.