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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Raw, Frozen Chicken Entrees

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Six recent cases of salmonellosis have been linked to raw, frozen chicken entrees, according to state health and agriculture officials.

The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture found that the six cases, which occurred between August and September 2014, were due to the same strain of salmonella found in the Antioch Farms brand A La Kiev raw stuffed chicken breast. 88 more words


Minn. Officials Walk Through Mock Ebola Scenario

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 100 representatives from several Minnesota agencies are going through a mock exercise to review the state’s preparedness in the event of a case of Ebola. 88 more words


Minnesota Hotline Set Up For Ebola Questions

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state Health Department has set up a hotline to answer Minnesotans’ questions about Ebola and precautions against the disease. 81 more words


State taking new approach to suicide research

KIMT News 3 – Suicides are on a sharp rise across the nation. In Minnesota, rates have nearly doubled between 2003 and 2011.

The state is changing their approach to how they collect data. 139 more words


MDH: 20 people in Minnesota who feared they had Ebola cleared

An official with the Minnesota Department of Health says nearly two dozen people in Minnesota have come forth thinking they had Ebola.

MDH Director of Infectious Diseases Kris Ehresmann… 456 more words


Norovirus sickens 30 in Winona; more cases expected

Health officials in Winona Country say an outbreak of norovirus has sickened at least 30 people in the county in the last 10 days, the… 394 more words


MDH: Fatal Overdoses Outpace Fatal Crashes In Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Overdosing is becoming a bigger killer in Minnesota than car crashes.

The Minnesota Department of Health says 507 people died from heroin or prescription painkiller overdoses last year. 18 more words