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Daily COVID-19 update: No new cases in Freeborn County for 3rd day in last week

Active COVID-19 cases in Freeborn County dropped below 10 on Friday, according to the daily update from state and local health officials. Freeborn County had ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: All but 1 area counties report new cases

All but one area counties reported new lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, according to the daily update from the Minnesota Department of Health. Freeborn County ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

STDs on the rise in Minnesota

State health officials are concerned about an increase in cases of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea among Minnesotans. Read more

3 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Daily COVID-19 update: 3 area counties report new cases

Three area counties reported new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, while two did not have any new cases, according to the daily update from the Minnesota ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations rise across state; one new case reported in Freeborn County

After two days without any new cases, Freeborn County had one lab-confirmed COVID-19 case reported on Tuesday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health daily ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: No new cases in Freeborn County a 2nd day in a row

No new COVID-19 cases were reported in Freeborn County for the second day in a row, according to the daily updates from the local and ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: No new cases reported in Freeborn, Faribault counties

No new COVID-19 cases were reported in Freeborn and Faribault counties on Sunday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health’s daily update. Freeborn County remains ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: South-central counties see new cases

Most area counties reported new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, according to the daily update from the Minnesota Department of Health. Freeborn County reported one new ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

New provider in Albert Lea

Dr. David Heine, a family medicine physician, is currently scheduling appointments for patients in Albert Lea and surrounding communities, according to a press release. He ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Daily COVID-19 update: New cases reported in the area, one new person hospitalized from Freeborn County

Area counties saw continued new COVID-19 cases reported Friday, according to the daily update from the Minnesota Department of Health. Freeborn County had one new ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Daily COVID-19 update: Statewide hospitalizations dip slightly; area counties report new cases

Minnesota’s upswing in new COVID-19 cases continued Thursday with 745 new confirmed cases, although a recent jump in hospitalizations for the disease has paused. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

With virus on rise, Walz promotes mask distribution

MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Tim Walz planned to visit a suburban Minneapolis packaging facility Wednesday to publicize the state’s effort to distribute 4 million masks as ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

Daily COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations in Minnesota again pass 300; new cases reported in 3 area counties

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to climb Wednesday as the Health Department reported 310 people now hospitalized in Minnesota, including 143 needing intensive care. Read more

1 week ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Mayo Clinic participating in VA Community Care Network

Veterans in the upper Midwest may now be eligible to receive care in their local communities from Mayo Clinic Health System providers, and veterans around ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Daily COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations up across state; new cases reported locally

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 jumped 37 Tuesday across Minnesota, one of the largest one-day increases since the pandemic began. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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