2015 News Releases

2015 News Releases

December 28, 2015
MDH report highlights senior care drug diversions

December 22, 2015
New strain of norovirus hits Minnesota

December 10, 2015
All Minnesota counties to receive Statewide Health Improvement Program grants

December 3, 2015
Get vaccinated now to be ready for peak flu season

December 2, 2015
MDH to add intractable pain as qualifying condition for state medical cannabis program

December 1, 2015
Media Advisory: MDH to announce medical cannabis and intractable pain decision

December 1, 2015
MDH requiring retests for nursing assistants tested at two metro sites

November 30, 2015
World AIDS Day is Dec. 1 – The time to act is now

November 17, 2015
Minnesota releases first youth sexual exploitation report and recommendations to improve services

November 16, 2015
Public health leaders align to fight antibiotic resistance

November 6, 2015
MDH extends intractable pain meeting, adds opportunity for written comments

November 5, 2015
Unsafe sleep environments account for nearly all unexpected infant deaths in Minnesota

November 4, 2015
MDH releases results of public input and advisory panel review on intractable pain

October 29, 2015
MDH to host Nov. 10 meeting for public input on advisory panel’s intractable pain recommendations

October 29, 2015
New measures evaluate rates of obesity counseling for kids, depression screening for teens

October 26, 2015
MDH recognizes breastfeeding-friendly workplaces, counties and medical centers

October 21, 2015
Accountable Care Organizations take root in Minnesota

October 7, 2015
MDH honors public health advocates with 2015 Community Health Awards

October 6, 2015
State awards grants to reduce state’s most-reported infectious disease – chlamydia

September 29, 2015
Hospitals, nursing homes recognized for efforts to vaccinate health care workers against influenza

September 29, 2015
Hospitals see significant drop in need for charity care in 2014

September 25, 2015
Immunization excellence award given to Affiliated Community Medical Center, Willmar

September 16, 2015
UPDATE: Tomatoes identified as source of Salmonella outbreak in restaurant chain

September 10, 2015
Health officials investigating Salmonella cases linked to Chipotle restaurants in Minnesota

September 10, 2015
Minnesota is on pace with U.S. Surgeon General's call for walkable communities

September 8, 2015
MDH internal review finds evidence of misconduct by laboratory employee

September 4, 2105
Minnesota Salmonella cases linked to cucumbers part of national outbreak

September 2, 2015
Health officials develop tool to evaluate potential health impact of pharmaceuticals in environment

August 26, 2015
Survey: Patients pleased with medical providers, but want easier access

August 21, 2015
MDH Office of Medical Cannabis to hold community sessions around state

August 19, 2015
MDH state fair booth invites visitors to see health from new angle

August 13, 2015
Commissioner Ehlinger to pitch horseshoes, public health in Crookston

August 10, 2015
MDH Statement: Laboratory testing rules out ameba as cause of illness in child

August 10, 2015
Commissioner Ehlinger to pitch horseshoes, public health in International Falls

July 30, 2015
Minnesota strong and getting stronger when it comes to adolescent vaccination rates

July 30, 2015
Five summer tips to prevent asthma attacks

July 29, 2015
Commissioner Ehlinger to pitch horseshoes, public health in Dawson

July 29, 2015
Mental health center adds primary care to become health care home

July 23, 2015
Novel MDH study yields first statewide estimate of potentially preventable health care events

July 17, 2015
Health officials urging men who have sex with men (MSM) to seek meningococcal vaccination following death of man from meningococcal meningitis

July 14, 2015
Salmonella cases linked to contaminated raw tuna, part of national outbreak

July 13, 2015
New report puts numbers on air pollution’s effect on public health in the Twin Cities

July 7, 2015
MDH investigating suspected case of primary amebic meningoencephalitis

July 7, 2015
Commissioner Ehlinger to pitch horseshoes, public health in Washington County

July 2, 2015
Salmonella cases linked to raw, frozen, stuffed chicken products

July 1, 2015
First patients receive medical cannabis under new state program

June 30, 2015
MDH and partners honor cancer charity and telehealth pioneer

June 25, 2015
MDH and partners launch study to protect families from harmful chemicals

June 24, 2015
MDH: some Minnesotans may be taking HIV/AIDS risk too lightly

June 12, 2015
Minnesota, U of M Medical Center named regional treatment center for Ebola

June 10, 2015
Nicotine poisonings of children continued to rise in 2014

June 8, 2015
MDH reports first-week cannabis registration numbers

June 2, 2015
Commissioner Ehlinger back on the road this summer to pitch public health

May 28, 2015
Medical cannabis law changes clarify use in health care facilities

May 19, 2015
Pack the insect repellent to fend off ticks this Memorial Day Weekend

May 13, 2015
May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May 7, 2015
MDH research sheds new light on mental health challenges facing new mothers

April 30, 2015
MDH releases plan to cut infant mortality rates, tackle disparities

April 30, 2015
New MDH report shows HIV/AIDS cases increased slightly in 2014

April 29, 2015
MDH approves labs for medical cannabis testing

April 22, 2015
Minnesota physician receives Childhood Immunization Champion award from CDC

April 20, 2015
Minnesota alone trims obesity rates among upper Midwest states

April 17, 2015
Chemical associated with long-term cancer risk found in New Brighton water

April 16, 2015
New report shows STDs increased by six percent in Minnesota in 2014

March 17, 2015
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day observed on March 20

March 13, 2015
MDH White Paper analyzes health benefits of paid leave

March 9, 2015
Health officials recommend steps for private well owners to protect health, water

February 26, 2015
Health department report measures adverse health care events

February 25, 2015
New study shows toll of Clostridium difficile infections, role of antibiotic overuse

February 23, 2015
MDH medical cannabis survey finds top conditions are multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and cancer

February 17, 2015
Twenty-one new cases of mesothelioma found in group of mine workers

February 9, 2015
Report assesses impacts of climate change on human health in Minnesota

February 5, 2015
Minnesota leads the nation in tracking oral health

February 4, 2015
Minnesota to observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7

January 28, 2015
MDH assisting University, Hennepin County in responding to measles case

January 28, 2015
Task force recommends tapping state’s foreign-trained physicians

January 22, 2015
New report describes progress in protecting state's drinking water sources through first five years of Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment funding

January 22, 2015
Research: Minnesota's Smoking Rate Falls to 14.4 Percent (MDH & Clearway Minnesota news release)

January 20, 2015
MDH rolling out electronic survey to gauge patient demand for medical cannabis

January 20, 2015
MDH releases first statewide report on chronic pain procedures

January 8, 2015
Minnesotans urged to fight influenza, other viruses by staying home when ill


Updated Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 04:26PM