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Brooklyn Park To Drain Water Reservoir After Vandalism

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health says Brooklyn Park’s water is safe after someone broke into a city reservoir.

City officials say staff discovered that the tank had been vandalized during a routine inspection on May 20. 57 more words


Minnesota Officials Lower Chemical Limits In Drinking Water

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials have lowered exposure limits for some chemicals that have been in drinking water in the east metro area and Bemidji. 125 more words


MDH: Ticks Out Ahead Of Schedule Due To Early Spring

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The early spring has brought the ticks out ahead of schedule across Minnesota, and experts are warning people to protect themselves against the diseases they carry. 120 more words


MDH Commissioner Requests $5M For Infectious Disease Response

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger has requested the legislature create a public health response contingency fund to help battle infectious disease outbreaks. 207 more words


MDH: Measles Outbreak Reaches 50 Cases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The number of people with measles in Minnesota has now grown to 50.

The Minnesota Department of Health says only three of the people with the virus received the MMR vaccine. 67 more words


MDH Changes Measles Guidelines; 44 Cases Confirmed

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New numbers from the Minnesota Department of Health show the measles outbreak in the state is growing.

There are now 44 cases reported in Minnesota, which is up from 41 on Thursday. 320 more words


Measles Outbreak Sickens Dozens Of Minnesota Somalis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An outbreak of measles in Minnesota has sickened more than 30 children in recent weeks, primarily in the state’s large Somali-American community, where many parents avoid the measles vaccine because of unfounded fears that it causes autism. 939 more words