Minnesota Department of Health

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Name: Minnesota Department of Health
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola victim's widow pleads for death certificate 12 minutes ago

Decontee Sawyer (Photo: KARE)COON RAPIDS, Minn – The widow of a Liberian American man who died from Ebola is pleading for help to obtain her husband's death certificate, which she says she still has not received from the Nigerian government nearly three ... [Published KARE 11 - 5 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

MDH establishes information line for Minnesotans with Ebola questions

As part of an ongoing effort to provide Minnesotans with information about Ebola and related precautions against the disease, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today established an Ebola Information Line. The number for the Ebola Information Line ... [Published Office of the Governor of Minnesota - 12 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

New: MN Dept. of Health sets up Ebola information line

at 7:38 PM CDTSt. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesotans with questions about the Ebola virus now have a place to turn.The Minnesota Department of Health has setup an Ebola information line.Officials say the line will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ... [Published Northland's NewsCenter - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola 'looms large' for paramedics preparing in Minn.

When Thomas Eric Duncan fell gravely ill with Ebola symptoms in Texas last month, it wasn't doctors or nurses who treated him first: It was three paramedics from the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department, Station 37.Since Duncan's death, hospitals have been the ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Local Liberians Feel Stigmatized Due to Ebola Fears in Minnesota

Updated: 10/20/2014 10:23 PMCreated: 10/20/2014 9:21 PM KSTP.comBy: Beth McDonoughSome members of the 30,000 plus Liberian population in the northwest metro say they feel stigmatized.Even though there hasn't been a single case of Ebola in Minnesota, local ... [Published KSTP - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Ehresmann on Ebola

Kristen Ehresmann, infectious disease director for the Minnesota Department of Health, answered questions from Star Tribune readers Monday about the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,400 people in West Africa and created wide concern in the United ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

She The People: In Minneapolis, Liberians come together to mourn and arm for battle against Ebola

By October 20 at 3:45 PMComfort Koon and the Community Worship Team singing Sunday at a memorial service for Ebola victims in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (Photo by Carla Baranauckas for The Washington Post)Liberians came together Sunday night in the Minneapolis ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Safety Guidelines Proposed for Health Care Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Updated: 10/19/2014 10:15 PMCreated: 10/19/2014 9:37 PM KSTP.comBy: Beth McDonoughNew safety guidelines will have U.S. health care workers more covered up while treating Ebola patients.The head at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ... [Published KSTP - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Workers, Healthcare
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Willmar turkey plant resumes operation after mass illness

Operations returned to normal at a Willmar turkey-processing plant Saturday after 24 people fell ill late Friday and one was hospitalized overnight.The cause of the illnesses remained unknown Saturday.After officials could find no origin for the workers’ ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Gov. Dayton Joined by Cabinet, Airport and Health Leaders to Give Ebola Update

Updated: 10/17/2014 6:17 PMCreated: 10/17/2014 4:30 PM KSTP.comBy: Lindsey BrownMinnesota state leaders are working to calm nerves. Their message Friday is that the state will be ready should Ebola make it here.The response has been very coordinated, ... [Published KSTP - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

State taking new approach to suicide research

KIMT News 3 – Suicides are on a sharp rise across the nation. In Minnesota, rates have nearly doubled between 2003 and 2011.The state is changing their approach to how they collect data.The Minnesota Department of Health is looking to use resources like ... [Published KIMT.COM - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Minnesota restructuring its Ebola hospital response plan

Minnesota is restructuring its Ebola response plan so that all hospitals can identify and isolate patients suspected of infection, but would then transfer them to as-yet unidentified “centers of excellence” that will provide infected patients with long-term ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 17 2014]

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"I would have hoped others would have wanted to step forward and provide their independent voices to the council ... given the city's fiscal forecast" Beaudet said
"The unthinkable has happened, he's dead," said Sawyer. "With three girls, and working part time there is no way we can survive on my salary without help. The social security he worked for would have been that help and now it's a matter of getting meals on the table."
"It's impractical for us to get out of ambulances every day in hazardous materials suits...with very expensive and very cumbersome equipment that would only panic people more, but that frankly are most of the time, not necessary" Page said

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In Oak Park Heights, former mayor challenges co... [Published TwinCities.com - 4 hours ago]
Ebola victim's widow pleads for death certifica... [Published KARE 11 - 5 hours ago]
New: MN Dept. of Health sets up Ebola informati... [Published Northland's NewsCenter - 9 hours ago]
MDH establishes information line for Minnesotan... [Published Office of the Governor of Minnesota - 12 hours ago]
Minnesota creates Ebola hot line to answer ques... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 13 hours ago]
Anoka County resource fair spreads word to immi... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 14 hours ago]
Ebola hotline created by Minnesota Department o... [Published KMSP-TV - 14 hours ago]
Ebola questions? Health Department's new public... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 14 hours ago]
Health department sets up Ebola hotline [Published St. Cloud Times - 15 hours ago]
Ebola 'looms large' for paramedics preparing in... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 15 hours ago]
More medical groups want study of proposed Poly... [Published TwinCities.com - Oct 21 2014]
Local Liberians Feel Stigmatized Due to Ebola F... [Published KSTP - Oct 21 2014]
Ehresmann on Ebola [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
She The People: In Minneapolis, Liberians come ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 20 2014]
Live Chat Replay: Answering your questions abou... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 20 2014]
Fairview Health Services prepares for Ebola [Published Hometown Source - Oct 20 2014]
WeedHire's Third Quarter 2014 Cannabis Jobs Rep... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 20 2014]
New Safety Guidelines Proposed for Health Care ... [Published KSTP - Oct 20 2014]
Local Liberians rally to defeat Ebola fears [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 20 2014]
Health officials need to re-read their mission ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 20 2014]
Ellison leads Ebola meeting in Brooklyn Center ... [Published KARE 11 - Oct 19 2014]
Willmar turkey plant resumes operation after ma... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
Health departments to survey metro residents [Published LillieNews.com - Oct 18 2014]
State taking new approach to suicide research [Published KIMT.COM - Oct 18 2014]
Gov. Dayton Joined by Cabinet, Airport and Heal... [Published KSTP - Oct 18 2014]
Q&A: Testing for and treating Ebola in Minnesota [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 17 2014]
Minnesota restructuring its Ebola hospital resp... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola: Stick to the facts, not to the panic [Published Golden Valley Sun-Post - Oct 17 2014]
First responders talk Ebola in Rochester [Published KIMT.COM - Oct 17 2014]
Minnesota governor reconvenes Ebola response group [Published KMSP-TV - Oct 17 2014]
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Greater Twin Cities United Way and Medtronic Jo... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
SOURCE: Medtronic DESCRIPTION: MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Greater Twin Cities United Way today strengthened their long-standing commitment to improving the health and well-being of Twin Cities’ communities by teaming up with Medtronic ...
BH : E. Coli infections / North-America / USA [... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Jul 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140722-44623-USA Date / time: 22/07/2014 03:39:46 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: E. Coli infections Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota City: Cloquet Description: The Minnesota Department ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 22 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140722-44623-USA Date / time: 22/07/2014 03:39:46 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Minnesota Location: Cloquet [Fond Du Lac Reservation] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
New & Emerging Tickborne diseases: Agents, clin... [Published CDC Streaming Health - YouTube - Jul 11 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pWpKdl-tsA&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;New & Emerging Tickborne diseases: Agents, clinical features & surveillance This webinar features: Dr. ...
Thanks, Jenny! [Published Balloon Juice - Jun 12 2014]
Excellent : A measles outbreak in Minnesota offers a case study of how the disease is transmitted in the United States today: An unvaccinated person travels abroad, brings measles back and infects vulnerable people — including children who are unprotected ...
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