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Heath Department Says Measles Cases Spread To Stearns County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials with the Minnesota Department of Health say measles cases have spread to Stearns County.

State officials confirmed Thursday that there are 28 cases in Hennepin County and one in Stearns County. 66 more words


School Districts Using Grant Funds To Improve Student Lunches

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health is trying to improve nutrition in local schools.

The Statewide Health Improvement Program gave Robbinsdale’s schools a grant to promote eating more vegetables in their elementary schools. 70 more words


MDH Reports Spike In Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis Cases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reports more people are contracting sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota compared to previous years.

According to the department’s annual STD, HIV, and Hepatitis report there were 28,631 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in 2016. 347 more words


Health Officials Investigate Measles Outbreak In Hennepin Co.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota health officials say they are investigating an outbreak of measles in Hennepin County.

Hennepin County health officials say they’re working around the clock to try to reach anyone who could be impacted by the ongoing Measles outbreak. 406 more words


MDH Investigating Measles Cases Of 2 Unvaccinated Toddlers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota health officials are investigating cases of measles confirmed in two unvaccinated children in Hennepin County.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), the department is working with local public health officials to investigate how the children became infected and are now working with people who were exposed to help them with protective actions. 108 more words


Health Department Investigating Neglect, Death At Waite Park Facility

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating after a patient at a facility in Waite Park died a day after suffering seizures and not receiving proper pain medication. 238 more words


MDH: Flu Season Has Peaked, Child Death Reported

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A child in Minnesota has died after getting the flu. It’s the first pediatric death due to influenza in the state this season. 221 more words