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MDH data show youth are far more likely to die from...

The Minnesota Department of Health recently released data on suicide and overdose deaths in 2020, and the data overwhelmingly show that young adults and...

MDH performs targeted testing of variant cases, uses variants to impose...

During a COVID-19 briefing with Minnesota Department of Health officials Tuesday, it was revealed that genetic sequencing, the method of identifying variant cases, is...

Senator seeks to hold state cosmetology board accountable for past debacles

A Minnesota senator presented a bill Monday that would disband the Board of Cosmetology and transfer control over the industry to the Department of...

MDH reveals 138 previously unreported nursing home deaths

The Minnesota Department of Health reported 140 new deaths from COVID-19 Tuesday, 138 of those deaths coming from long-term care/assisted-living facilities. The 138 deaths...

Senator continues to sound alarm on ‘misallocation of vaccines’

While Minnesota has surpassed one million total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, senior citizens account for only 28% of those fully vaccinated, according to a...

Senators press Walz to justify restaurant, bar, gym closures with conclusive...

Gov. Tim Walz’s office is being pressed to immediately provide data that supports the statewide shutdown of fitness centers, restaurants, and bars. Sen. Eric Pratt,...

MDH files lawsuit against Lakeville bar open without license

The Minnesota Department of Health filed a lawsuit against a Lakeville bar for continuing to serve food and beverages without a license. Several actions have...

MDH’s reported flu numbers are much lower than last season’s

Flu cases are unusually low for the 2020-2021 season compared to previous years, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Health. Alpha News reached...

New variant of COVID-19 has been found in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Health released information regarding a new variant strain of COVID-19 that has now been found in five Minnesota residents. According to...

MDH adds COVID-19 vaccine information to website

A new page on the Minnesota Department of Health’s website is dedicated to COVID-19 vaccination administration. According to the website, COVID vaccine providers are required...