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Minnesotans who need or want to be tested for COVID-19 will be able to access free testing at six National Guard Armory locations across Minnesota throughout the Memorial Day holiday weekend: Saturday, May 23, through Monday, May 25.

One of the first testing labs in the state to offer COVID-19 testing has expanded to more clinic locations and is now supporting testing in long-term care, shelter and other settings by deploying teams of paramedics and nurses to do onsite collection. This expansion is vitally important to b…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) on Thursday (April 30) announced the COVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force Act, legislation to bring together health care and other policy experts, community-based organizations, and federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial leade…

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey appeared on CNN this past Saturday to talk with Don Lemon regarding the city’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Governor Tim Walz, representatives of the state’s health care delivery systems, the Mayo Clinic, and the University of Minnesota (U of M) today announced a breakthrough for rapid, widespread testing of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Standing together at the State’s Emergency Operations Center, they …

OKOMO, Ind. – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) last week began mass production of the Ventec Life Systems V+Pro critical care ventilator under contract to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.“Thousands of men and women at GM, Ventec, our suppliers and the Kokomo community have rall…

Regular exercise may reduce the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome, a major cause of death in patients with the COVID-19 virus, a top exercise researcher reports. He is urging people to exercise based on his findings, which also suggest a potential treatment approach.

Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a warning to Minnesotans to avoid potential charity scams related to COVID-19. With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rising in Minnesota, there is a risk that scammers will try to prey on the generosity of Minnesota donors by tricking them into don…

Service changes will take effect on Wednesday, March 25, as Metro Transit continues to support efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 while serving those who must make essential trips and who have no other options than to take transit.

As the novel coronavirus snaked its way across the globe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in early February distributed 200 test kits it had produced to more than 100 public health labs run by states and counties nationwide.Each kit contained material to test a mere 300 to 400…