2013 News Releases

December 27, 2013
New law requiring greater radon disclosure during home sales begins in January

December 23, 2013
MDH project to focus on high blood pressure in northeastern Minnesota

December 12, 2013
Minnesota sees significant slowdown in health care spending increases

December 10, 2013
Minnesota Cancer Alliance chair receives national honor for cancer prevention efforts

December 4, 2013
New index of states' health preparedness gives Minnesota strong marks

December 2, 2013
Minnesotans urged to get vaccinated during National Influenza Vaccination Week

November 25, 2013
Minnesota to join 25th annual observance of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1

November 25, 2013
MDH encourages these 5 Tips for an enjoyable and diabetes-healthy Thanksgiving

November 22, 2013
Minnesota Department of Health statement regarding testing of substance found in Pine County Courthouse envelopes

November 19, 2013
MDH and UMN to lead multistate study of primary care and public health

November 7, 2013
MDH and MPCA alert Minneapolis neighborhood of possible vapor intrusion

November 6, 2013
Radioactive gas is persistent health risk in Minnesota

November 4, 2013
Statewide Health Improvement Program awards grants to communities across Minnesota

October 30, 2013
Olmsted and Dodge County Residents to Benefit from Expanded Health Insurance Options During Open Enrollment

October 28, 2013
New immunization requirements for child care, early childhood programs and schools begin Sept. 1, 2014

October 26, 2013
Health officials investigate E. coli O157 infections at pumpkin patch petting zoo

October 22, 2013
Health officials take a new look at an old problem: child lead poisoning

October 7, 2013
Latino AIDS Awareness Day set for October 15 in Minnesota

7 de octubre de 2013
El 15 de octubre ha sido programado el Día Latino para la Concientización del SIDA en Minnesota

September 26, 2013
MDH announces winners of 2013 Community Health Awards

September 25, 2013
CDC awards Minnesota oral health grant

September 19, 2013
Minnesota Department of Health wins ASTHO-United Health Foundation America's Health Rankings Champion Award

September 16, 2013
Health officials say antibiotic resistance is urgent public health, health care issue

September 4, 2013
Health chief plans to pitch horseshoes, talk public health in Winona County

August 30, 2013
Increase in adult suicides prompts call for greater prevention efforts

August 21, 2013
Minnesota hospitals, nursing homes recognized for efforts to vaccinate health care workers against influenza

August 19, 2013
Preventing tick- and mosquito-borne diseases is focus of MDH State Fair booth

August 14, 2013
College students among those who may need ‘back-to-school’ immunizations

August 14, 2013
Minnesota conducts nation’s largest statewide patient experience survey

August 2, 2013
August is good time to check on your child’s vaccinations, health officials say

July 25, 2013
Minnesota reports first West Nile virus case of 2013

July 24, 2013
MDH investigation finds neglect in death related to a bed rail

July 19, 2013
Three E. coli illnesses linked to swimming in Lake Minnetonka

July 8, 2013
Health commissioner hitting the road to pitch horseshoes, talk public health

July 3, 2013
Health officials investigate Listeria outbreak linked to cheese

June 28, 2013
Two task forces to help guide State Innovation Model health care reforms

June 26, 2013
Take steps to prevent illness from swimming, health officials urge

June 25, 2013
Minnesota health officials identify illnesses linked to raw milk

June 25, 2013
MDH and partners honor rural hospital CEO and mobile health program

June 24, 2013
MDH and MDA offer tips for handling foods following power outage

June 18, 2013
Director hired for Governor’s Children’s Cabinet

June 10, 2013
Cases of tick-borne diseases decreased markedly in 2012, health officials report

May 30, 2013
Reports highlight Minnesota’s lofty health standing

May 30, 2013
MDH investigation confirms drug thefts at nursing home

May 20, 2013
Twenty-five Salmonella illnesses now linked to homemade unpasteurized fresh cheese

May 20, 2013
Stroke costs rise as stroke rates hold steady

May 17, 2013
State officials investigate Salmonella illnesses linked to Krinos brand tahini

May 16, 2013
MDH wins national award for efforts to increase vaccinations among uninsured, underinsured adults in Minnesota

May 16, 2013
May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 7, 2013
Results of survey of East Metro residents’ exposures to PFCs to be presented at public meeting May 15

May 7, 2013
Sports and asthma: Minnesota kids compete

May 6, 2013
Governor recognizes communities for source water protection efforts

April 29, 2013
Proposed changes in immunization rules for schools, child care would require Hepatitis A and meningococcal vaccinations

April 25, 2013
Judy Jerde receives Childhood Immunizations Champion Award from CDC

April 24, 2013
Oficiales de salud investigan una enfermedad relacionada con queso fresco sin pasteurizar

April 24, 2013
Health officials investigate Salmonella illnesses linked to unpasteurized cheese product

April 23, 2013
Health officials warn of disease risk from handling chicks, ducklings

April 23, 2013
Report shows HIV/AIDS cases increased slightly in 2012

April 19, 2013
CDC immunizations chief to help Minnesota observe National Infant Immunization Week with visit April 22-24

April 11, 2013
Number of STDs increased in Minnesota in 2012

April 4, 2013
Make radon testing part of real estate transactions

April 4, 2013
Task force members sought for health care reform project (MDH & DHS news release)

April 3, 2013
Private water well owners in flood prone areas urged to take precautions - before and after flooding

April 1, 2013
Minnesota to celebrate Public Health Week April 1-7

March 25, 2013
Minnesota’s diabetes rates have nearly doubled in the last 20 years

March 20, 2013
Nationwide 2013 County Health Rankings explore the health of Minnesota counties

March 13, 2013
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day honors those impacted by disease

March 12, 2013
Private well owners need to know what’s in their water, health officials say

March 7, 2013
Special day calls attention to growing share of new HIV infections among women

February 27, 2013
Minnesota celebrates 50 years of newborn screening’s life-saving benefits

February 27, 2013
Minnesota Statewide Health Improvement Program files three-year progress brief

February 19, 2013
MDH report finds more than half of third-graders have cavities

February 6, 2013
Public forum on protecting state’s drinking water sources set for Feb. 13

February 6, 2013
MDH urges Minnesotans to take the heart-health pledge and know their heart-health numbers

February 1, 2013
Feb. 7 marks National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Minnesota

January 31, 2013
Influenza appears to have peaked in state, but is still widespread

January 31, 2013
Number of adverse health events in Minnesota hospitals stayed flat in 2012

January 30, 2013
Melanoma rates on the rise in Minnesota

January 29, 2013
Minnesota adult smoking ranking drops from 7th best to 11th

January 28, 2013
More than half of Minnesotans report childhood experiences linked to long-term health outcomes

January 24, 2013
Influenza still widespread, but new infections appear to be slowing in state

January 17, 2013
Influenza activity continues to be widespread, heightened in state

January 15, 2013
MDH highlights importance of folic acid as part of National Birth Defects Prevention Month

January 10, 2013
State health officials say flu season rivals 2009, other severe seasons

January 7, 2013
Radioactive gas is persistent health risk in Minnesota

Updated Monday, 06-Jan-2014 17:24:26 CST