Non-elderly, unvaccinated filling hospital beds as the median age shifts lower.
People who qualify now, however, shouldn't feel they must rush to get their shots, one health official said.
Community groups hope to remediate low vaccination rates in the historically Black community at 38th and Chicago.
Dr. John de Csepel leads a team that directs the medical device manufacturer's COVID-19 response.
Vikings are planning a reopening celebration sans vaccine or mask requirements.
"Our hospital is full because of unvaccinated COVID-related patients."
Minnesotans might get shots quicker at pharmacies than at large health care systems, state health officials said, adding that Pfizer vaccine supply is sufficient to meet demand.
Outbreaks in elementary schools where students aren't eligible for vaccination, but also in high schools where students are eligible.
Customers will pay 5 cents for each bag provided by a store.
The agency announced new recommendations that even vaccinated people should return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.