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Minnesota lawmakers returning to Capitol to take up funding coronavirus battle

Minnesota lawmakers returning to Capitol to take up funding coronavirus battle

State lawmakers on Thursday will return to the Capitol to take up a slate of policy provisions and $356 million in possible funds aimed at combating coronaviru [...] Read full article: Minnesota lawmakers returning to Capitol...→

Minnesota lawmakers returning to Capitol to take up funding coronavirus battle

Minnesota lawmakers returning to Capitol to take up funding coronavirus battle

State lawmakers on Thursday will return to the Capitol to take up a slate of policy provisions and $356 million in possible funds aimed at combating coronaviru [...] Read full article: Minnesota lawmakers returning to Capitol...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Air Force Academy Classes Still On For Lily Landis While Home During Outbreak

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Air Force Academy Classes Still On For Lily Landis While Home During Outbreak

Just because Lily Landis was sent home from the U.S. Air Force Academy because of the outbreak doesn't mean work in the classroom and volleyball training take [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Ai...→

Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobilized across US to battle coronavirus, Pentagon announces

Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobilized across US to battle coronavirus, Pentagon announces

Nearly 15,000 National Guard troops have been mobilized across the U.S. to assist overwhelmed states in battling the coronavirus, the Pentagon announced Sunday [...] Read full article: Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobiliz...→

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like being in a war,' Americans must call lawmakers to stop the 'pork'

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like being in a war,' Americans must call lawmakers to stop the 'pork'

Former House Speaker and Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich has told his fellow Americans to call their lawmakers and urge them not to insert further billions [...] Read full article: Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South American Cruise Turns Into COVID-19 Nightmare

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South American Cruise Turns Into COVID-19 Nightmare

A Minnesota couple is trapped on a cruise ship that is stranded off the coast of Panama with passengers who have tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South...→

Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus Battle

Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus Battle

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo toured a Sunnyvale fuel cell manufacturer where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbishe [...] Read full article: Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Bus...→

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 2,000 on Saturday, as Maryland reported its latest numbers. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam received [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; No...→

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director Andy Slavitt says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director Andy Slavitt says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Gov. Tim Walz this week issued a two-week stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and buy some time for the medical community to ac [...] Read full article: Minnesota resident, former Medicare dire...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Paying It Forward At Senior Living Facility

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Paying It Forward At Senior Living Facility

Instead of standing down, the rifle squad joined forces with Air Force veteran Steve Solmonson to pay it forward. 125 acts of kindness in honor of the 125 memb [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Payin...→

Coronavirus concerns prompt Minnesota DNR to close state campgrounds

The Minnesota Department of National Resources will be closing state campgrounds in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s two-week stay-at-home order, which goes int [...] Read full article: Coronavirus concerns prompt Minnesota DN...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

As part an ongoing effort to reign in pandemic profiteering, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office has stopped a Little Can [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office ac...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 Weeks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 Weeks

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) is closing all exam stations statewide beginning Friday, in response t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Office...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney General Keith Ellison Stops Company From 'Pandemic Profiteering'

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney General Keith Ellison Stops Company From 'Pandemic Profiteering'

According to the attorney general, the business did not sell N95 face masks before the start of the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney Gener...→

Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Lawmakers Calling For Amazon To Better Protect Workers From COVID-19

Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Lawmakers Calling For Amazon To Better Protect Workers From COVID-19

Rep. Ilhan Omar is among a group of lawmakers asking Amazon to be more transparent about how it’s working to keep warehouse employees safe amid the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Law...→

WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks On House Floor About Ongoing Coronavirus Battle

WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks On House Floor About Ongoing Coronavirus Battle

Heated moments on the House floor earlier Friday, when a Michigan representative spoke about the ongoing battle against COVID-19. Read full article: WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks O...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis Talks Going To Air Force Academy From Home During Outbreak

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis Talks Going To Air Force Academy From Home During Outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lilly Landis attended Minneapolis Southwest High School and played volleyball.... She earned an appointment to the Air Force Academy, wher [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis T...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Centers Seeing Rise In Interest

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Centers Seeing Rise In Interest

With the influx of COVID-19 patients at local hospitals, many pregnant women in the area are looking for other options to give birth. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Ce...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase To 503

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase To 503

State health officials announced Sunday that the number of positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Minnesota has risen to 503, up from 441 on Saturday. Four m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Posi...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improvement Projects Popular Amid Stay-At-Home Order

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improvement Projects Popular Amid Stay-At-Home Order

Saturday was the first day of the two week stay-at-home order across the state. Despite this lockdown in place, several Minnesotans were out and about running [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improveme...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Bill Providing $300 Million For COVID-19 Relief

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Bill Providing $300 Million For COVID-19 Relief

The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state's fifth death from the coronavirus, on a day when Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill to provide mor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz ...→

Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota amid coronavirus restrictions

Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota amid coronavirus restrictions

All driver exam stations in Minnesota closed at the end of business Friday in response to Gov. Tim Walz’s stay home order to help slow the spread of COVID-19, [...] Read full article: Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota...→

‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient Gives Updates on his Battle With Coronavirus

‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient Gives Updates on his Battle With Coronavirus

A man diagnosed with coronavirus at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has been detailing his battle with coronavirus over viral Facebook posts. Accordi [...] Read full article: ‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient ...→

Denver Mattress Co. using factory to make face masks to help battle coronavirus outbreak

Denver Mattress Co. using factory to make face masks to help battle coronavirus outbreak

The move comes as companies around the country, from automakers to apparel companies, are retooling their businesses to confront the public health emergency. Read full article: Denver Mattress Co. using factory to mak...→

Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-person coronavirus vote that could have been avoided

Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-person coronavirus vote that could have been avoided

The threat of one incredibly selfish — and now highly despised — member forced lawmakers to rush back to vote on the stimulus package tied to the COVID-19 outb [...] Read full article: Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-p...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities Vanish

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities Vanish

The agencies many Minnesotans with disabilities depend on are struggling to pay their bills, and they're asking the state for a badly needed lifeline. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs F...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says Husband Was 'Coughing Up Blood'

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says Husband Was 'Coughing Up Blood'

"At the beginning I kind of believed him, like, 'Ahh no problem, it's a cold.' I'm sure that's what he thought. You know how guys can be, and that's how he was [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobu...→

Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’t forget the 1919 Stanley Cup

Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’t forget the 1919 Stanley Cup

Anyone who scoffs at all these drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it’s really necessary to shut down sports around the worl [...] Read full article: Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID-19 Plan Prompts PETA Complaint

Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID-19 Plan Prompts PETA Complaint

According to the animal rights group PETA, the university asked experimenters to "euthanize [animals] as soon as [their] data is collected." Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID...→

Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract pro-China comments on coronavirus

Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract pro-China comments on coronavirus

A resolution being introduced in both the House and the Senate is calling on the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) to retract “highly misleading” sta [...] Read full article: Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract p...→

Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t social distancing on Capitol Hill

Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t social distancing on Capitol Hill

The lawmakers, most if not all recently returning to Washington from their home districts, took varied steps to prevent viral spread after at least two House m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t soci...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Facilities Are Epicenter Of State's Deaths

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Facilities Are Epicenter Of State's Deaths

The Minnesota Department of Health says seven of the nine deaths from COVID-19 in the state have been from residents of congregate care facilities. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Fa...→

Community health centers face shutdowns as the coronavirus drives patients, funding away

Community health centers face shutdowns as the coronavirus drives patients, funding away

Nearly a third of community health centers in Illinois could potentially close their doors as the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing take their toll. Read full article: Community health centers face shutdowns ...→

This is how Minnesota health workers hunt the coronavirus

This is how Minnesota health workers hunt the coronavirus

Carmen Bernu needs you to call her back. If the Minnesota Department of Health epidemiologist, or someone on her team, has reached out to you recently, it’s pr [...] Read full article: This is how Minnesota health workers hun...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID-19 Case Total Rises To 441, Death Toll Reaches 5

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID-19 Case Total Rises To 441, Death Toll Reaches 5

According to a map from the Minnesota Department of Health, most of the positive cases so far are in the Twin Cities metro area. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID...→

Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So There's 'More Vote by Mail' 'Associated' with 'Coronavirus Necessity List'

Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So There's 'More Vote by Mail' 'Associated' with 'Coronavirus Necessity List'

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the House is "setting up" to address pensions in the | Cli [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So Th...→

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Price controls are a counterproductive way to bring down the cost of vaccines and drugs to treat diseases. They'd not only result in shortages but also make it [...] Read full article: Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, pric...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Says 'Get Outside' For Mental Health

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Says 'Get Outside' For Mental Health

WCCO caught up with Olympian Carrie Tollefson to talk about the postponement of the Tokyo games, and what you can do to stay healthy in a new normal. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner...→

‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in Minnesota nursing homes. Here’s the response plan.

‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in Minnesota nursing homes. Here’s the response plan.

It’s the part of the coronavirus pandemic that Minnesota health officials always knew would come. And the part they were most nervous about: Nursing homes. In [...] Read full article: ‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemployment applications in past 11 days than all of last year

Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemployment applications in past 11 days than all of last year

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, more people have filed for unemployment in the past 11 days than all of last year [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemploym...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication Networks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication Networks

“Every carrier has special network in place to deliver a 911 call and nothing else is riding on that same network." Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distanc...→

The daily coronavirus update: Two more Minnesota deaths; long-term care facilities seeing more cases | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: Two more Minnesota deaths; long-term care facilities seeing more cases | MinnPost

Three of Minnesota’s four deaths so far have been among residents of congregate living facilities, which includes long-term care and other senior living facili [...] Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: Two more M...→

Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety measures by lawmakers led by Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar

Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety measures by lawmakers led by Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar led a dozen other lawmakers in a letter seeking answers from Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos. Read full article: Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety m...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Facilities Are Epicenter Of State's Deaths

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Facilities Are Epicenter Of State's Deaths

The Minnesota Department of Health says seven of the nine deaths from COVID-19 in the state have been from residents of congregate care facilities. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Fa...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis Talks Going To Air Force Academy From Home During Outbreak

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis Talks Going To Air Force Academy From Home During Outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lilly Landis attended Minneapolis Southwest High School and played volleyball.... She earned an appointment to the Air Force Academy, wher [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis T...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase To 503

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase To 503

State health officials announced Sunday that the number of positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Minnesota has risen to 503, up from 441 on Saturday. Four m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Posi...→

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like being in a war,' Americans must call lawmakers to stop the 'pork'

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like being in a war,' Americans must call lawmakers to stop the 'pork'

Former House Speaker and Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich has told his fellow Americans to call their lawmakers and urge them not to insert further billions [...] Read full article: Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like ...→

This is how Minnesota health workers hunt the coronavirus

This is how Minnesota health workers hunt the coronavirus

Carmen Bernu needs you to call her back. If the Minnesota Department of Health epidemiologist, or someone on her team, has reached out to you recently, it’s pr [...] Read full article: This is how Minnesota health workers hun...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Bill Providing $300 Million For COVID-19 Relief

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Bill Providing $300 Million For COVID-19 Relief

The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state's fifth death from the coronavirus, on a day when Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill to provide mor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz ...→

Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus Battle

Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus Battle

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo toured a Sunnyvale fuel cell manufacturer where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbishe [...] Read full article: Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Bus...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID-19 Case Total Rises To 441, Death Toll Reaches 5

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID-19 Case Total Rises To 441, Death Toll Reaches 5

According to a map from the Minnesota Department of Health, most of the positive cases so far are in the Twin Cities metro area. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID...→

‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient Gives Updates on his Battle With Coronavirus

‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient Gives Updates on his Battle With Coronavirus

A man diagnosed with coronavirus at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has been detailing his battle with coronavirus over viral Facebook posts. Accordi [...] Read full article: ‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient ...→

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Price controls are a counterproductive way to bring down the cost of vaccines and drugs to treat diseases. They'd not only result in shortages but also make it [...] Read full article: Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, pric...→

‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in Minnesota nursing homes. Here’s the response plan.

‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in Minnesota nursing homes. Here’s the response plan.

It’s the part of the coronavirus pandemic that Minnesota health officials always knew would come. And the part they were most nervous about: Nursing homes. In [...] Read full article: ‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities Vanish

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities Vanish

The agencies many Minnesotans with disabilities depend on are struggling to pay their bills, and they're asking the state for a badly needed lifeline. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs F...→

Coronavirus concerns prompt Minnesota DNR to close state campgrounds

The Minnesota Department of National Resources will be closing state campgrounds in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s two-week stay-at-home order, which goes int [...] Read full article: Coronavirus concerns prompt Minnesota DN...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication Networks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication Networks

“Every carrier has special network in place to deliver a 911 call and nothing else is riding on that same network." Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distanc...→

Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’t forget the 1919 Stanley Cup

Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’t forget the 1919 Stanley Cup

Anyone who scoffs at all these drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it’s really necessary to shut down sports around the worl [...] Read full article: Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 Weeks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 Weeks

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) is closing all exam stations statewide beginning Friday, in response t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Office...→

Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract pro-China comments on coronavirus

Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract pro-China comments on coronavirus

A resolution being introduced in both the House and the Senate is calling on the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) to retract “highly misleading” sta [...] Read full article: Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract p...→

Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Lawmakers Calling For Amazon To Better Protect Workers From COVID-19

Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Lawmakers Calling For Amazon To Better Protect Workers From COVID-19

Rep. Ilhan Omar is among a group of lawmakers asking Amazon to be more transparent about how it’s working to keep warehouse employees safe amid the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Law...→

WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks On House Floor About Ongoing Coronavirus Battle

WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks On House Floor About Ongoing Coronavirus Battle

Heated moments on the House floor earlier Friday, when a Michigan representative spoke about the ongoing battle against COVID-19. Read full article: WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks O...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Air Force Academy Classes Still On For Lily Landis While Home During Outbreak

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Air Force Academy Classes Still On For Lily Landis While Home During Outbreak

Just because Lily Landis was sent home from the U.S. Air Force Academy because of the outbreak doesn't mean work in the classroom and volleyball training take [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Ai...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Centers Seeing Rise In Interest

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Centers Seeing Rise In Interest

With the influx of COVID-19 patients at local hospitals, many pregnant women in the area are looking for other options to give birth. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Ce...→

Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobilized across US to battle coronavirus, Pentagon announces

Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobilized across US to battle coronavirus, Pentagon announces

Nearly 15,000 National Guard troops have been mobilized across the U.S. to assist overwhelmed states in battling the coronavirus, the Pentagon announced Sunday [...] Read full article: Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobiliz...→

Community health centers face shutdowns as the coronavirus drives patients, funding away

Community health centers face shutdowns as the coronavirus drives patients, funding away

Nearly a third of community health centers in Illinois could potentially close their doors as the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing take their toll. Read full article: Community health centers face shutdowns ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improvement Projects Popular Amid Stay-At-Home Order

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improvement Projects Popular Amid Stay-At-Home Order

Saturday was the first day of the two week stay-at-home order across the state. Despite this lockdown in place, several Minnesotans were out and about running [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improveme...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South American Cruise Turns Into COVID-19 Nightmare

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South American Cruise Turns Into COVID-19 Nightmare

A Minnesota couple is trapped on a cruise ship that is stranded off the coast of Panama with passengers who have tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South...→

Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota amid coronavirus restrictions

Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota amid coronavirus restrictions

All driver exam stations in Minnesota closed at the end of business Friday in response to Gov. Tim Walz’s stay home order to help slow the spread of COVID-19, [...] Read full article: Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota...→

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 2,000 on Saturday, as Maryland reported its latest numbers. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam received [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; No...→

Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So There's 'More Vote by Mail' 'Associated' with 'Coronavirus Necessity List'

Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So There's 'More Vote by Mail' 'Associated' with 'Coronavirus Necessity List'

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the House is "setting up" to address pensions in the | Cli [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So Th...→

Denver Mattress Co. using factory to make face masks to help battle coronavirus outbreak

Denver Mattress Co. using factory to make face masks to help battle coronavirus outbreak

The move comes as companies around the country, from automakers to apparel companies, are retooling their businesses to confront the public health emergency. Read full article: Denver Mattress Co. using factory to mak...→

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director Andy Slavitt says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director Andy Slavitt says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Gov. Tim Walz this week issued a two-week stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and buy some time for the medical community to ac [...] Read full article: Minnesota resident, former Medicare dire...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Says 'Get Outside' For Mental Health

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Says 'Get Outside' For Mental Health

WCCO caught up with Olympian Carrie Tollefson to talk about the postponement of the Tokyo games, and what you can do to stay healthy in a new normal. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner...→

Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-person coronavirus vote that could have been avoided

Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-person coronavirus vote that could have been avoided

The threat of one incredibly selfish — and now highly despised — member forced lawmakers to rush back to vote on the stimulus package tied to the COVID-19 outb [...] Read full article: Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-p...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Paying It Forward At Senior Living Facility

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Paying It Forward At Senior Living Facility

Instead of standing down, the rifle squad joined forces with Air Force veteran Steve Solmonson to pay it forward. 125 acts of kindness in honor of the 125 memb [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Payin...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemployment applications in past 11 days than all of last year

Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemployment applications in past 11 days than all of last year

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, more people have filed for unemployment in the past 11 days than all of last year [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemploym...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says Husband Was 'Coughing Up Blood'

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says Husband Was 'Coughing Up Blood'

"At the beginning I kind of believed him, like, 'Ahh no problem, it's a cold.' I'm sure that's what he thought. You know how guys can be, and that's how he was [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobu...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

As part an ongoing effort to reign in pandemic profiteering, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office has stopped a Little Can [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office ac...→

The daily coronavirus update: Two more Minnesota deaths; long-term care facilities seeing more cases | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: Two more Minnesota deaths; long-term care facilities seeing more cases | MinnPost

Three of Minnesota’s four deaths so far have been among residents of congregate living facilities, which includes long-term care and other senior living facili [...] Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: Two more M...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID-19 Plan Prompts PETA Complaint

Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID-19 Plan Prompts PETA Complaint

According to the animal rights group PETA, the university asked experimenters to "euthanize [animals] as soon as [their] data is collected." Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney General Keith Ellison Stops Company From 'Pandemic Profiteering'

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney General Keith Ellison Stops Company From 'Pandemic Profiteering'

According to the attorney general, the business did not sell N95 face masks before the start of the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney Gener...→

Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety measures by lawmakers led by Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar

Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety measures by lawmakers led by Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar led a dozen other lawmakers in a letter seeking answers from Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos. Read full article: Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety m...→

Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t social distancing on Capitol Hill

Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t social distancing on Capitol Hill

The lawmakers, most if not all recently returning to Washington from their home districts, took varied steps to prevent viral spread after at least two House m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t soci...→

WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks On House Floor About Ongoing Coronavirus Battle

WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks On House Floor About Ongoing Coronavirus Battle

Heated moments on the House floor earlier Friday, when a Michigan representative spoke about the ongoing battle against COVID-19. Read full article: WATCH: State Rep. Haley Stevens Speaks O...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Facilities Are Epicenter Of State's Deaths

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Facilities Are Epicenter Of State's Deaths

The Minnesota Department of Health says seven of the nine deaths from COVID-19 in the state have been from residents of congregate care facilities. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Senior Care Fa...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Air Force Academy Classes Still On For Lily Landis While Home During Outbreak

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Air Force Academy Classes Still On For Lily Landis While Home During Outbreak

Just because Lily Landis was sent home from the U.S. Air Force Academy because of the outbreak doesn't mean work in the classroom and volleyball training take [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Volleyball, Ai...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis Talks Going To Air Force Academy From Home During Outbreak

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis Talks Going To Air Force Academy From Home During Outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lilly Landis attended Minneapolis Southwest High School and played volleyball.... She earned an appointment to the Air Force Academy, wher [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Lilly Landis T...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Centers Seeing Rise In Interest

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Centers Seeing Rise In Interest

With the influx of COVID-19 patients at local hospitals, many pregnant women in the area are looking for other options to give birth. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Local Birth Ce...→

Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobilized across US to battle coronavirus, Pentagon announces

Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobilized across US to battle coronavirus, Pentagon announces

Nearly 15,000 National Guard troops have been mobilized across the U.S. to assist overwhelmed states in battling the coronavirus, the Pentagon announced Sunday [...] Read full article: Nearly 15K National Guard troops mobiliz...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase To 503

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase To 503

State health officials announced Sunday that the number of positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Minnesota has risen to 503, up from 441 on Saturday. Four m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Number Of Posi...→

Community health centers face shutdowns as the coronavirus drives patients, funding away

Community health centers face shutdowns as the coronavirus drives patients, funding away

Nearly a third of community health centers in Illinois could potentially close their doors as the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing take their toll. Read full article: Community health centers face shutdowns ...→

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like being in a war,' Americans must call lawmakers to stop the 'pork'

Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like being in a war,' Americans must call lawmakers to stop the 'pork'

Former House Speaker and Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich has told his fellow Americans to call their lawmakers and urge them not to insert further billions [...] Read full article: Newt Gingrich: Coronavirus battle 'like ...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improvement Projects Popular Amid Stay-At-Home Order

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improvement Projects Popular Amid Stay-At-Home Order

Saturday was the first day of the two week stay-at-home order across the state. Despite this lockdown in place, several Minnesotans were out and about running [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Home Improveme...→

This is how Minnesota health workers hunt the coronavirus

This is how Minnesota health workers hunt the coronavirus

Carmen Bernu needs you to call her back. If the Minnesota Department of Health epidemiologist, or someone on her team, has reached out to you recently, it’s pr [...] Read full article: This is how Minnesota health workers hun...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South American Cruise Turns Into COVID-19 Nightmare

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South American Cruise Turns Into COVID-19 Nightmare

A Minnesota couple is trapped on a cruise ship that is stranded off the coast of Panama with passengers who have tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Couple's South...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Bill Providing $300 Million For COVID-19 Relief

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz Signs Bill Providing $300 Million For COVID-19 Relief

The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state's fifth death from the coronavirus, on a day when Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill to provide mor [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz ...→

Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus Battle

Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus Battle

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo toured a Sunnyvale fuel cell manufacturer where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbishe [...] Read full article: Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Bus...→

Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota amid coronavirus restrictions

Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota amid coronavirus restrictions

All driver exam stations in Minnesota closed at the end of business Friday in response to Gov. Tim Walz’s stay home order to help slow the spread of COVID-19, [...] Read full article: Driver exam stations closed in Minnesota...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID-19 Case Total Rises To 441, Death Toll Reaches 5

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID-19 Case Total Rises To 441, Death Toll Reaches 5

According to a map from the Minnesota Department of Health, most of the positive cases so far are in the Twin Cities metro area. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Positive COVID...→

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 2,000 on Saturday, as Maryland reported its latest numbers. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam received [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; No...→

‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient Gives Updates on his Battle With Coronavirus

‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient Gives Updates on his Battle With Coronavirus

A man diagnosed with coronavirus at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has been detailing his battle with coronavirus over viral Facebook posts. Accordi [...] Read full article: ‘This Can’t Last Forever’: Rush Patient ...→

Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So There's 'More Vote by Mail' 'Associated' with 'Coronavirus Necessity List'

Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So There's 'More Vote by Mail' 'Associated' with 'Coronavirus Necessity List'

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the House is "setting up" to address pensions in the | Cli [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Increased Election Funding So Th...→

Denver Mattress Co. using factory to make face masks to help battle coronavirus outbreak

Denver Mattress Co. using factory to make face masks to help battle coronavirus outbreak

The move comes as companies around the country, from automakers to apparel companies, are retooling their businesses to confront the public health emergency. Read full article: Denver Mattress Co. using factory to mak...→

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, price controls would make it harder to develop lifesaving drugs

Price controls are a counterproductive way to bring down the cost of vaccines and drugs to treat diseases. They'd not only result in shortages but also make it [...] Read full article: Sally Pipes: In coronavirus battle, pric...→

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director Andy Slavitt says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Minnesota resident, former Medicare director Andy Slavitt says battling coronavirus could take 6 to 10 weeks

Gov. Tim Walz this week issued a two-week stay-at-home order to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and buy some time for the medical community to ac [...] Read full article: Minnesota resident, former Medicare dire...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Says 'Get Outside' For Mental Health

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner Carrie Tollefson Says 'Get Outside' For Mental Health

WCCO caught up with Olympian Carrie Tollefson to talk about the postponement of the Tokyo games, and what you can do to stay healthy in a new normal. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Olympic Runner...→

Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-person coronavirus vote that could have been avoided

Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-person coronavirus vote that could have been avoided

The threat of one incredibly selfish — and now highly despised — member forced lawmakers to rush back to vote on the stimulus package tied to the COVID-19 outb [...] Read full article: Illinois lawmakers dash to D.C. for in-p...→

‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in Minnesota nursing homes. Here’s the response plan.

‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in Minnesota nursing homes. Here’s the response plan.

It’s the part of the coronavirus pandemic that Minnesota health officials always knew would come. And the part they were most nervous about: Nursing homes. In [...] Read full article: ‘As we expected’: Coronavirus arrives in...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Paying It Forward At Senior Living Facility

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Paying It Forward At Senior Living Facility

Instead of standing down, the rifle squad joined forces with Air Force veteran Steve Solmonson to pay it forward. 125 acts of kindness in honor of the 125 memb [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Veterans Payin...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities Vanish

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs For Residents With Disabilities Vanish

The agencies many Minnesotans with disabilities depend on are struggling to pay their bills, and they're asking the state for a badly needed lifeline. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Day Programs F...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemployment applications in past 11 days than all of last year

Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemployment applications in past 11 days than all of last year

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, more people have filed for unemployment in the past 11 days than all of last year [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: More unemploym...→

Coronavirus concerns prompt Minnesota DNR to close state campgrounds

The Minnesota Department of National Resources will be closing state campgrounds in accordance with Gov. Tim Walz’s two-week stay-at-home order, which goes int [...] Read full article: Coronavirus concerns prompt Minnesota DN...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says Husband Was 'Coughing Up Blood'

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobuchar Says Husband Was 'Coughing Up Blood'

"At the beginning I kind of believed him, like, 'Ahh no problem, it's a cold.' I'm sure that's what he thought. You know how guys can be, and that's how he was [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Sen. Amy Klobu...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication Networks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication Networks

“Every carrier has special network in place to deliver a 911 call and nothing else is riding on that same network." Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Social Distanc...→

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office accuses Little Canada company of price-gouging N95 masks

As part an ongoing effort to reign in pandemic profiteering, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Friday that his office has stopped a Little Can [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Minnesota: AG’s office ac...→

Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’t forget the 1919 Stanley Cup

Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’t forget the 1919 Stanley Cup

Anyone who scoffs at all these drastic measures to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, who wonders if it’s really necessary to shut down sports around the worl [...] Read full article: Newberry: As we battle coronavirus, don’...→

The daily coronavirus update: Two more Minnesota deaths; long-term care facilities seeing more cases | MinnPost

The daily coronavirus update: Two more Minnesota deaths; long-term care facilities seeing more cases | MinnPost

Three of Minnesota’s four deaths so far have been among residents of congregate living facilities, which includes long-term care and other senior living facili [...] Read full article: The daily coronavirus update: Two more M...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 Weeks

Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Offices Closing Statewide For 2 Weeks

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services division (DPS-DVS) is closing all exam stations statewide beginning Friday, in response t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: DPS-DVS Office...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID-19 Plan Prompts PETA Complaint

Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID-19 Plan Prompts PETA Complaint

According to the animal rights group PETA, the university asked experimenters to "euthanize [animals] as soon as [their] data is collected." Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: U Of M's COVID...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney General Keith Ellison Stops Company From 'Pandemic Profiteering'

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney General Keith Ellison Stops Company From 'Pandemic Profiteering'

According to the attorney general, the business did not sell N95 face masks before the start of the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Attorney Gener...→

Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract pro-China comments on coronavirus

Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract pro-China comments on coronavirus

A resolution being introduced in both the House and the Senate is calling on the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) to retract “highly misleading” sta [...] Read full article: Lawmakers call on WHO chief to retract p...→

Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety measures by lawmakers led by Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar

Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety measures by lawmakers led by Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ilhan Omar led a dozen other lawmakers in a letter seeking answers from Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos. Read full article: Amazon pressed over coronavirus safety m...→

Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Lawmakers Calling For Amazon To Better Protect Workers From COVID-19

Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Lawmakers Calling For Amazon To Better Protect Workers From COVID-19

Rep. Ilhan Omar is among a group of lawmakers asking Amazon to be more transparent about how it’s working to keep warehouse employees safe amid the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Ilhan Omar Among Law...→

Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t social distancing on Capitol Hill

Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t social distancing on Capitol Hill

The lawmakers, most if not all recently returning to Washington from their home districts, took varied steps to prevent viral spread after at least two House m [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in NY: Lawmakers aren’t soci...→