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Muslims can get the COVID-19 vaccine while they are fasting. Because the vaccine does not have nutritional value, it will not invalidate or break the fasting, according to a statement from Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

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People who are sick with COVID-19 may get medication to help their body fight the virus so they get better faster, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

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Just hours after signing into law his massive $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, President Joe Biden addressed the nation and announced the implementation of his next phase of a national strategy to put the pandemic in the country’s rear-view mirror.

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COVID-19 can infect anyone. But some communities in the U.S. have been hit harder because of racial disparities. Black Americans are almost three times as likely to be hospitalized and almost twice as likely to die from the disease as their white counterparts. With harsh statistics like thos…

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For 11 months, Cheryl Garfield, a community health worker in West Philadelphia, has been a navigator of pandemic loss and hardship. She makes calls to people who are isolated in their homes, people who are sick and afraid and people who can’t afford their rent or can’t get an appointment wit…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted every aspect of Americans’ lives — and people all over the world.

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With the pandemic surging all around us, much of our individual efforts have been focused on social distancing and other measures to slow the spread. The scientific and medical community meanwhile, has been working to understand and address SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19. With pos…

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The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today announced that its Public Health Laboratory has found the variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus known as the Brazil P.1 variant in a specimen from a Minnesota resident with recent travel history to Brazil. While this variant is thought to be more tran…

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Joe Biden on Wednesday took the oath to become the 46th president of the United States, vowing to bring the nation together in the midst of an ongoing pandemic that has claimed more than 400,000 lives, enormous economic dislocation and civil unrest so serious that the U.S. Capitol steps wher…

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“Wellness, I came to realize, will not happen by accident.  It must be a daily practice, especially for those of us who are more susceptible to the oppressiveness of the world.”  Jenna Wortham 

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