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2018 News Releases

August 21, 2018
Health department State Fair booth highlights benefits of vaccines at every age

August 15, 2018
Bat found on Lake Harriet walking path in Minneapolis tests positive for rabies

August 10, 2018
MDH working with Zumbrota campground to reduce risks as outbreak response continues

August 9, 2018
Research finds: same Minnesota hospital, same surgery, big price differences

August 8, 2018
MDH clears backlog of elder and vulnerable adult maltreatment complaints

August 7, 2018
Health officials confirm measles in Hennepin County child

August 2, 2018
Health officials investigate cryptosporidiosis outbreak at Zumbrota area campground

July 20, 2018
State, local public health investigating Legionnaires’ cases at Albert Lea senior living and care facility

July 18, 2018
New family home visiting grants to improve lives, save money for communities across Minnesota

July 18, 2018
Salmonella cases linked to Spring Pasta Salad purchased at Hy-Vee grocery stores

July 2, 2018
MDH and partners honor rural health care professionals

June 25, 2018
Local educators learn to teach safe biking and walking to kids of all abilities

June 15, 2018
Health officials investigating increase in Cyclospora infections in state

June 1, 2018
Rabid bat incident highlights rabies concerns

June 1, 2018
Salmonella infections linked to chicken distributed at Ruby’s Pantry pop-up locations

May 18, 2018
Significant progress and improvement reported in state office investigating elder abuse complaints

May 14, 2018
Preliminary 2017 data show deadly impact of fentanyl

May 9, 2018
MDH warns of fraudulent calls posing as health department

May 9, 2018
Safe drinking water: Invisible but not invincible

May 8, 2018
Ten Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak associated with romaine lettuce

May 3, 2018
State issues updated fish consumption guidelines for 2018

April 27, 2018
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to help get opioids off the streets

April 25, 2018
Health officials warn of measles case in southeastern Minnesota traveler

April 24, 2018
STDs, hepatitis C infections continue to rise; HIV cases remain stable but disparities persist

April 23, 2018
Minneapolis pediatrician earns CDC Childhood Immunization Champion award

April 19, 2018
Minnesota youth drinking keeps declining

April 16, 2018
Health care, law enforcement partner to enhance safety

April 16, 2018
New safety measure helps Minnesota schools get a passing grade on tests for lead in drinking water

April 11, 2018
National study of states’ disease burden shows Minnesotans live longer, healthier than most

April 4, 2018
State health officials offer simple tips for avoiding illness when raising backyard poultry

April 3, 2018
MDH seeks input on new electronic case management system for elder abuse complaints

March 27, 2018
Minnesota sets goal of zero youth suicides

March 16, 2018
Salmonella cases linked to consuming kratom

March 7, 2018
Report outlines next steps for making water reuse a bigger part of state’s water use plans

March 5, 2018
Minnesota begins universal screening of newborn babies for spinal muscular atrophy

March 1, 2018
Medical cannabis study shows significant number of patients saw pain reduction of 30 percent or more

February 22, 2018
Minnesota health plan administrative spending hits ten-year high

February 22, 2018
Health department releases annual adverse health events report

February 20, 2018
Minnesota’s uninsured rate jumps in 2017 despite strong economy

February 15, 2018
New survey shows Minnesota youth tobacco use rising for the first time in 17 years

February 9, 2018
Salmonella cases linked to raw meat dog food

February 7, 2018
MDH scientists share results of additional analysis of east metro health data

January 12, 2018
Individual health insurance market showed signs of financial stability but enrollment declined in 2017

January 11, 2018
Flu season in full swing, flu vaccination still very important, health officials say

January 3, 2018
Research finds nearly 8-fold price differences at Minnesota hospitals

January 2, 2018
Cancer survivors, health officials teaming up to prevent lung cancer by promoting radon testing

Updated Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 08:02AM