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2019 News Releases

October 9, 2019
Health officials urge parents and hospitals to take action during Infant Safe Sleep Week

October 3, 2019
Minnesota public health advocates honored for leadership, impact and service

October 2, 2019
Student survey shows vaping rates up sharply

September 19, 2019
FluSafe facilities help protect patients from flu

September 17, 2019
MDH investigating E. coli O157 infections associated with Minnesota State Fair

September 12, 2019
Bat found in downtown Minneapolis tests positive for rabies

September 12, 2019
Rising obesity rate puts more Minnesotans at risk for serious health conditions

September 6, 2019
Health officials report death in a patient hospitalized for vaping-related lung injury

September 5, 2019
Minnesota communities partner with MDH to host workshops on improving walkability

August 20, 2019
Health department State Fair booth focuses on a healthy school year for Minnesota students

August 20, 2019
New study finds Minnesota youth with asthma are more likely to vape

August 16, 2019
Update on Lake Nokomis E. coli outbreak

August 14, 2019
Health, Minneapolis parks officials close Lake Nokomis beaches after E. coli outbreak identified

August 13, 2019
Minnesota identifies severe lung injury cases among teens who reported vaping

August 8, 2019
Health officials declare hepatitis A outbreak among people with high-risk factors

July 29, 2019
MDH wins CDC grant to expand program for measuring children’s chemical exposures

July 25, 2019
New law bars use of e-cigarettes in most indoor workplaces, public places starting Aug. 1

July 18, 2019
MDH survey: most PTSD patients using medical cannabis report benefits

July 9, 2019
Preliminary 2018 data show decline in opioid deaths

July 1, 2019
Health officials warn of deceptive tactics in sales of some water treatment systems

June 27, 2019
MDH and partners honor rural Minnesota health care professionals

June 24, 2019
New study shows SHIP boosting Minnesota employers’ workplace wellness effort

June 11, 2019
New report traces health impacts of air pollution across Minnesota

May 30, 2019
Teens, young adults visit ER more than others for heat-related illnesses, new data review finds

May 29, 2019
Minnesota unveils plan to end HIV epidemic

May 7, 2019
State’s drinking water systems achieve high compliance with safety standards, report says

May 1, 2019
Study finds link in Minnesota between health care, poverty, race and premature death

April 30, 2019
Sexually transmitted diseases continued to increase in Minnesota in 2018

April 29, 2019
Southwest Minnesota nurse honored with CDC Childhood Immunization Champion award

April 23, 2019
Study details mercury exposure risks from use of skin-lightening creams, eating certain kinds of fish

April 18, 2019
New family home visiting grants to improve lives, save money in communities across state

April 12, 2019
Salmonella cases linked to pre-cut melon

April 8, 2019
Medical cannabis reduces severity of symptoms for some patients with cancer, according to new study

April 3, 2019
Health department issues new guidance values for two perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

March 26, 2019
Minnesota looking to expand on successful local strategy for fighting opioid crisis

March 20, 2019
Research work evaluates evidence of microbes in some public water supply wells

March 18, 2019
Health officials urging well users to protect private wells from potential flood contamination

March 18, 2019
2017 data show deaths continue to rise from opioids, alcohol and suicides in Minnesota

March 14, 2019
MDH releases new clinical care data for communities

March 1, 2019
Number of adverse health events up in 2018

February 28, 2019
Minnesota saw lower health care spending growth in 2016

February 28, 2019
Report estimates removing lead from drinking water could benefit state by $8 billion

February 15, 2019
State health officials investigating four Legionnaires’ cases associated with Crookston hotel

February 1, 2019
MDH and Alomere Health investigating Legionnaires’ cases associated with Alexandria hospital

January 31, 2019
State investigates air emissions at White Bear Township manufacturer

January 28, 2019
State Issues Consumer Advisory for Woody’s Pet Food Deli Raw Free Range Turkey Pet Food

January 15, 2019
New interactive map shows wide variations in home radon testing across Minnesota

January 4, 2019
New plan offers framework for prevention of sex trafficking among victims of all ages

Updated Wednesday, October 09, 2019 at 09:01AM