Health Updates

Mayo kicks off $14.9M enhancement project at Albert Lea campus

Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea hosted a wall-breaking ceremony Thursday afternoon to kick off a $14.9 ...

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Public health director encourages COVID booster shots

The return of pumpkin-flavored everything signals the return of fall, and with fall comes the return of cooler ...

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St. Croix Hospice opens new branch in Albert Lea

St. Croix Hospice has expanded service in Minnesota with the addition of a new location in Albert Lea. ...

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Mayo to host wall-breaking ceremony to kick off enhancement project in Albert Lea

To celebrate the launch of the $14.9 million Albert Lea campus enhancement and modernization project, the community is ...

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High COVID-19 levels still reported in Freeborn County

Under the COVID-19 tracking system implemented by the state, Freeborn County continued to rate high for community levels ...

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Trinity Health completes acquisition of MercyOne Health System

Trinity Health, one of the largest not-for-profit Catholic health systems, announced Thursday the agreement to acquire MercyOne is ...

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US clears updated COVID boosters targeting newest variants

WASHINGTON — The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s ...

Education

Mayo pediatrician talks COVID, staying healthy in new school year

Two years ago, schools closed for in-person learning. When some schools reopened the next fall (before there was ...

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Health officials: 87 monkeypox cases so far in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota health officials on Thursday reported 87 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the state, as they ...

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COVID-19 update: Freeborn, Faribault counties rate low for community levels

Under the COVID-19 tracking system implemented by the state, Waseca, Steele and Mower counties rated medium for community ...

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First look at pregnancy-related deaths in Minnesota finds some disparities

A snapshot look at pregnancy-related deaths in Minnesota found all of the deaths could have been prevented and ...

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Mayo in Albert Lea and Austin receive high ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Numerous hospitals across Mayo Clinic Health System have received high ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...

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Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital in nation by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for the seventh consecutive year in U.S. ...

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In the face of the opioid crisis, Mayo program seeks to limit prescriptions

In 2017, Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency in the face of an opioid crisis ...

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So far, Minnesota avoids recent national uptick in COVID cases

On Wednesday we learned that both President Joe Biden and Sen. Tina Smith have COVID-19. This is on ...

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