Friday, August 7th: Grasses are producing high levels today. Trees, weeds, and mold remain on the low side. You may want to keep a tissue on hand if you suffer seasonal allergies.
We will update our allergy forecast Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.
New data: As of mid-July, the Minnesota hospital system has treated around 300 pediatric COVID-19 cases, 31% of which were Black or African American and 24% were Hispanic.
Minnesota health officials are concerned with a rise in hospitalizations due to the coronavirus. Hospitalizations statewide have climbed back above 300 for the first time since late last month.
The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study begins with 30,000 volunteers helping to test shots developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc.
COVID-19 testing events are scheduled for July 28 and 29 in Chisholm, July 29 in Superior, and July 30 in Solon Springs.
Local health professionals are concerned about heart attack and stroke patients not getting immediate treatment over fears of COVID-19.
Wisconsin health officials say there have been more than twice as many suspected opioid overdoses during the coronavirus pandemic than there were during the same period last year.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says the state is making progress in stemming coronavirus infections in long-term care facilities. He says there has been a dramatic drop in deaths over the last two months.
Oxford University scientists say experimental coronavirus vaccine has shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot.