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2022 News Releases

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May 11, 2022
Minnesota announces new Midway COVID-19 Community Testing site

May 6, 2022
Health officials ask parents to watch for signs of hepatitis in children, seek medical care

May 2, 2022
Public water systems, MDH keep quality water flowing while addressing major challenges

April 27, 2022
State’s laboratory professionals recognized with governor’s tour, proclamation at MDH

April 21, 2022
Minnesota’s uninsured rate hit historic low in 2021 but racial disparities increased

April 19, 2022
Winners announced for 2022 Escape the Vape youth video contest

April 14, 2022
New report shows many Minnesota mothers do not have paid leave to care for newborns

April 12, 2022
MDH report highlights need for retaining and recruiting health care workforce

April 8, 2022
COVID-19 treatments widely available for people at high risk of severe disease

April 6, 2022
Public hearing set for April 12 on planned closure, relocation of mental health services at St. Joseph’s

April 1, 2022
Consumers warned to avoid raw oysters from British Columbia linked to recent illnesses

March 29, 2022
Online Program to Order At-Home Rapid COVID-19 Tests Now Open

March 8, 2022
Low-income, diverse communities face greater health impacts from air pollution

March 1, 2022
Governor Walz Announces Minnesota College Scholarship Registration as part of ‘Kids Deserve a Shot’ Incentive Program

Feb. 23, 2022
MDH launches new way to locate naloxone

Feb. 17, 2022
MDH expands community COVID-19 rapid test distribution program

Feb. 16, 2022
Public hearing on Olivia Hospital’s relocation of labor, delivery services set for March 1

Feb. 14, 2022
MDH announces adjustments to COVID-19 community testing network

Feb. 9, 2022
MDH, local communities team up to study Minnesota children’s chemical exposures

Feb. 9, 2022
Public hearing on Cambridge Medical Center’s relocation of labor, delivery services set for Feb. 22

Feb. 2, 2022
Congenital cytomegalovirus approved for addition to newborn screening panel

Feb. 1, 2022
MDH adds new senior leader to accelerate progress toward health equity

Feb. 1, 2022
Dried plant available for medical cannabis patients in March

Jan. 27, 2022
MDH releases framework for addressing asthma in Minnesota

Jan. 20, 2022
Long-time MDH Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann set to retire Feb. 2

Jan. 6, 2022
Twin City Gardens nursing home to close due to significant structural deficiencies

Jan. 5, 2021
Radon in Minnesota homes is a common and preventable cancer risk

Updated Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 02:02PM