Earlier this week, MAFP member and former Minnesota House Representative Alice Mann, MD, MPH, joined a group of Minnesota physicians and health care workers from across the state at Hennepin Healthcare Clinic & Specialty Center in Minneapolis. The group shared stories to help shed light on what’s happening in Minnesota hospitals (with the current surge and capacity and workforce issues) and asked Minnesotans to, once again, help slow the spread of COVID-19.Read More MN Physicians Urge Minnesotans to Get Vaccinated
The Delta variant is now the dominant strain across Minnesota (and the U.S.): it’s more contagious and may cause more severe illness than past variants (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). We are seeing infections and hospitalizations increasing again—and, in turn, our health system is being strained.
We know many of you are SO tired and have done your part in the past to limit the spread and fight this pandemic. Unfortunately, the more people in our communities who don’t do their part, the more the virus will mutate (change) and cause problems for all of us.
Once again, we’re hearing from family physicians across Minnesota: They are tired. They are struggling. They are fighting for you. But, they need YOU to join the fight!Read More We Need You to Join the Fight Against the Delta Variant
Four family physicians, each practicing in different communities across Minnesota, share how the surging pandemic is impacting their clinics/hospitals/communities and let Minnesotans know how they can play an important role in saving lives.Read More What MN Family Docs Want You to Know as COVID-19 Is Surging
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians President Renée Crichlow, MD, shares a message of thanks and encouragement with Minnesotans for their continued help in flattening the curve and slowing the spread of COVID-19.Read More Thank You, MN, for Helping to Flatten the Curve!
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians leader Deb Dittberner, MD, MBA, helps us separate fact from fiction on some commonly asked questions about COVID-19.Read More Separating Fact from Fiction With COVID-19