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Child immunizations decline during COVID-19

Children in Minnesota are not getting their needed vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a while, people were told to avoid going to clinics...

Gov. Tim Walz: Safely educating our children during a pandemic

As a classroom teacher for more than 20 years, I know firsthand how resilient, strong, and flexible our students and educators are. There’s nobody...

Governor Walz of Minnesota orders mask wearing in indoor public spaces

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued an executive order yesterday that effective Saturday, July 25, Minnesotans will be required to wear masks indoors at businesses...

State starts taking applications for $56.6 million of COVID-19 funding for...

Starting today, approximately 7,000 Minnesota child care providers are be eligible for $56.6 million in funds to help ensure children’s and staff’s health and...

Minnesota state health officials warn against use of certain brands of...

There has been an increased use of hand sanitizers during the coronavirus pandemic and with it an increased number of companies that are taking...

What to do if you are waiting for your COVID-19 test...

If you have recently taken a COVID-19 test at your provider clinic or the community testing sites, you might be wondering what to do...

Minnesota health and education officials give guidance on fall school start...

Minnesota health and education officials on Thursday gave guidance on how schools can reopen this fall by giving three possible scenarios and asked schools...

Nur Omar Mohamed, father of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, dies from coronavirus...

On Monday June 15 Nur Omar Mohamed, the father of congresswoman Ilhan Omar, died from COVID-19 complications. "إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ. Inna lillahi wa...

Minneapolis mosque offers free food and essentials in aftermath of George...

Places of worship were closed before the killing of George Floyd due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the aftermath of the killing of Floyd,...

State starts free Community COVID-19 testing in Minneapolis and Saint Paul...

The state of Minnesota announced today they will start offering free COVID-19 testing for residents in the state's two largest cities, Minneapolis and Saint...

Harvard webinar highlights Africa’s response to COVID-19

Harvard University's Center for African Studies on May 27 hosted a webinar on the African continent’s response to COVID-19. The discussion, hosted by Dr. Wafaie...