Plymouth police Sgt. Heath Bird received his COVID-19 vaccine from RN Gloria Christensen with other first responders Jan. 8.

Minnesota pharmacies ask to be included in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

A key senator said the state Health Department should rely on pharmacies and clinics to help administer vaccine shots.
Amazon’s Shakopee fulfillment center.

Amazon offers assist with U.S. COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Amazon is offering its colossal operations network and advanced technologies to assist President Joe Biden in his vow to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days in office.
A Minneapolis VA Health Care System employee received a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

34 COVID-19 deaths, 1,237 more cases in Minnesota

January 20
Minnesota is approaching 6,000 total coronavirus fatalities.
The IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division released a statement cautioning Minnesota residents to be alert for a potential wave of COVID-19 related s

IRS cautions Minnesotans about COVID-19-related stimulus payment scams

January 20
The bureau's criminal investigation division says a "new wave" of scams could be coming.
Samantha Brandt checked the volume for each saliva sample at IBX, Infinity Biologix, which has the ability to process up to 30,000 samples per day for

Live: Latest updates and what you need to know about COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the world, we've answered reader question about what they most want to know about the outbreak.
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2020, Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg walks among thousands of white flags planted in remembrance of Americans who have die

U.S. virus death toll tops 400,000 in Trump's final hours

January 19
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 400,000 on Tuesday in the waning hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a singular failure.
Sgt. Heath Bird of the Plymouth Police Department received his COVID-19 Moderna vaccine from registered nurse Gloria Christensen in January.

How to make an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Minnesota

January 20
A limited number of appointments are available for seniors, educators and child-care workers.

Seniors surge to Minnesota site to register for COVID vaccine

January 19
The site closed to new registrants at 2 p.m. in order to serve people stuck in a waiting queue, but in the end connected more than 5,000 people with appointments.

It's really back to school now for state's youngest students

January 19
Many elementary schools around the state brought the youngest elementary students back Tuesday, with more to follow in the coming weeks.