Latest Health Updates
Two more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Freeborn County on Friday, increasing the total deaths this week tied to the pandemic in the county to ... Read more
2 days ago by Staff Reports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase ... Read more
3 days ago by Associated Press.
Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were reported in Freeborn County on Thursday, according to health officials. The new cases included the following: • Three people between ... Read more
3 days ago by Staff Reports.
The Albert Lea campus of Mayo Clinic Health System has been part of a larger effort to treat high-risk COVID-19 patients in southeast Minnesota through ... Read more
4 days ago by Sarah Stultz.
Nurse Jessica Mistic was among the first to get the COVID-19 vaccine last winter, after nearly a year battling on the front lines of the ... Read more
4 days ago by Minnesota Public Radio.
An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster ... Read more
4 days ago by Associated Press.
Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Freeborn County on Wednesday, increasing the total county deaths to 40 since the start of the pandemic. Of ... Read more
4 days ago by Staff Reports.
Freeborn County’s active COVID-19 cases dropped below 100 on Tuesday, as the number of daily new cases has declined in the last week. According to ... Read more
5 days ago by Staff Reports.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota reached 757 patients hospitalized due to COVID-19 on Friday — the highest figure of 2021 so far as the more contagious delta ... Read more
5 days ago by Associated Press.
Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon ... Read more
7 days ago by Associated Press.
Freeborn County reported 24 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, along with two new hospitalizations. The county currently has 145 active cases, which is down from ... Read more
1 week ago by Staff Reports.
WASHINGTON — An influential federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans, but it endorsed the ... Read more
1 week ago by Associated Press.
Freeborn County’s active COVID-19 cases decreased slightly on Tuesday to 144, though 40 new cases were reported. The Freeborn County Public Health Department’s newest data ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.
Freeborn County reported 36 new COVID-19 cases and one new hospitalization. on Monday. The new cases were the cases reported between 4 a.m. Thursday and ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.
MINNEAPOLIS — Hospitalizations from COVID-19 have risen to 696 in Minnesota, and hospital intensive care beds are at more than 95% capacity, according to state ... Read more