Friday, May 29th: Pollen levels have climbed to medium-high levels today thanks to the drier and breezy weather moving in. Trees will be the main pollen producers. Keep that tissue handy with you if you suffer from seasonal allergies!
We will update our allergy forecast, Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.
Dental practices in Itasca County have been talking for weeks about what the new way to practice is going to be like. They shared some of the plans on Friday.
Wearing face masks is a new normal that we are all adjusting to, but it is especially challenging for kids to adapt to. The City of Duluth has a new project to normalize face masks for kids that involves using their creativity!
Free COVID-19 testing will be conducted at the Duluth National Guard Armory near the airport on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The testing is open to all Minnesotans, even if they are not showing coronavirus symptoms.
Minnesota gyms are not part of the businesses that are reopening on June 1. Gym owners have expressed frustration by this and want more guidelines and communication from the state.
The FDA is moving ahead with a crackdown on scores of COVID-19 antibody tests that have not yet been shown to work. Regulators say more than two dozen companies failed to file applications to remain on the market or have already pulled their products.
More layoffs for Essentia Health employees, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The health care provider said 900 people are being laid off.
Five years after their mission began, Mobility Mania continues to push leaders to make their communities more accessible.
Adapting services to better serve patients during COVID-19 is something many hospitals and clinics have been doing. Northland audiology clinics are doing this with specially designed face masks and telehealth services.