2014 News Releases

August 25, 2014
Kindergarten immunization rates stay high, adolescent rates slowly catching up

August 20, 2014
Minnesota hospitals, nursing homes recognized for efforts to vaccinate health care workers against influenza

August 19, 2014
MDH State Fair booth to show how vaccines protect our communities, using game and kiosk currently on display at Science Museum

August 12, 2014
Health officials link E. coli O157 infections to traveling petting zoo

August 8, 2014
Minnesota birth centers and hospitals urged to take ten steps to support breastfeeding

August 6, 2014
Health chief plans to pitch horseshoes, talk public health in St. Louis County

August 4, 2014
Minnesota launches Safe Harbor for sexually exploited youth

August 1, 2014
Health officials say risk of Ebola in state is very low, despite international concerns

July 23, 2014
Minnesota Department of Health hires director for Office of Medical Cannabis

July 17, 2014
Minnesota community collaboratives selected for $3.8 million in e-health awards

July 16, 2014
Medical cannabis program organizing two events for coming weeks

July 14, 2014
Minnesota health officials investigating 13 cases of E. coli O111 infection

July 9, 2014
Health commissioner on the road again to pitch horseshoes, public health

July 1, 2014
Minnesota limits indoor electronic cigarette use

June 30, 2014
Report finds low health care spending growth in 2012

June 26, 2014
State health officials offer six simple steps to make summer swimming safe

June 24, 2014
Free HIV testing available June 26-28

June 24, 2014
MDH and partners honor Duluth educator and Hibbing clinic

June 19, 2014
Private water wells contaminated with flood water can pose health risk; owners urged to take precautions before and after flooding

June 19, 2014
Minnesota Department of Health among first in nation to earn national accreditation

June 11, 2014
Minnesota sees e-health transformation during the past decade

June 3, 2014
MDH assumes control of Minneapolis nursing home to protect residents

May 27, 2014
New Moving Matters! campaign gives schools road map for getting kids active

May 21, 2014
America’s Health Rankings tabs Minnesota as the best state for senior health

May 20, 2014
Snowy winter did not hurt ticks, tick-borne disease risk remains high in state

May 14, 2014
MDH encourages Minnesota hospitals to get stroke-ready designation

May 13, 2014
MDH partners with teens to highlight rising skin cancer rates among young women

May 5, 2014
40th anniversary of federal Safe Drinking Water Act observed during Safe Drinking Water Week in Minnesota

May 2, 2014
Minnesota hospitals get better at delivering birth data

May 1, 2014
MDH partners with teens to highlight rising skin cancer rates among young women

April 30, 2014
HIV/AIDS cases drop slightly in 2013, according to new report

April 28, 2014
Patricia Stinchfield receives Childhood Immunization Champion Award from CDC

April 24, 2014
National Infant Immunization Week recognizes value of immunizations in state

April 17, 2014
New documentary explores public health impacts of climate change in Minnesota

April 16, 2014
New MDH report shows sharp increase in some STD rates in 2013

April 10, 2014
Many Minnesota preschoolers with autism miss early services

April 9, 2014
One hundred builders now offer highly effective radon resistant new homes

April 4, 2014
Lassa fever confirmed in traveler returning to Minnesota from West Africa

April 3, 2014
Renovating a home or building? Avoid exposure to dangerous asbestos

March 27, 2014
‘We are Empowered Tea’ draws attention to impact of HIV/AIDS on women

March 26, 2014
Nationwide 2014 County Health Rankings show the health of Minnesota counties varies

March 18, 2014
E-cigarette poisonings 10 times more common among kids and teens in 2013

March 17, 2014
Annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observed on March 20

February 20, 2014
Innovative Health Care Homes delivering higher quality care at a lower cost

February 12, 2014
Health officials to conduct third study of PFC levels in blood of east metro residents

February 7, 2014
State of Minnesota and businesses join forces to promote worksite wellness

February 3, 2014
MDH legislative report highlights Minnesota’s health inequities

February 3, 2014
Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Minnesota

January 29, 2014
MDH launches new effort to improve HPV vaccination rates among state’s adolescents

January 27, 2014
Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force presented with Organization of the Year Award

January 23, 2014
Minnesota sees encouraging progress at 10-year anniversary of hospital safety effort

January 21, 2014
Lifestyle choices can reduce birth defects

January 14, 2014
Indoor tanning puts Minnesota high school girls at risk for skin cancer

January 13, 2014
Lawsuit settlement allows newborn screening program to move forward

January 7, 2014
Public health lab continues recovering from water damage

January 6, 2014
Public health lab recovering after heating system failure causes water damage

Updated Monday, August 25, 2014 at 12:36PM