Measles on the Rise in Minnesota

GUEST POST: Twenty-one Minnesota children have become ill with measles in the Twin Cities area since June 2022. The case count will likely increase due to recent exposures in school and child care settings as well as in unvaccinated children who have recently traveled to countries where measles is endemic. In this guest post, the Minnesota Department of Health shares reminders on actions health care providers can take to help prevent future cases of measles.

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2022 MN Legislative Session Update: Payment reform, Vaccine Access, MinnesotaCare Buy-IN & More

2022 Minnesota Legislative Session Update: Our legislative rep Dave Renner, CAE, shares an update on the status of primary care payment reform, gives a recap on recent bills introduced that would interfere with vaccine access, shares more on what we’re following with the Governor’s budget proposal as well as provides updates on frontline worker pay and workers’ compensation legislation.

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MN Physicians Urge Minnesotans to Get Vaccinated

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.

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COVID-19 Vaccines: Safety & Effectiveness

We recognize there is A LOT of information out there regarding COVID-19 vaccines. It can feel overwhelming; and, unfortunately, not all of it is accurate.

Here’s what we know: vaccines are safe, effective and our number one tool at preventing serious illness and death related to COVID-19.

This post includes links to resources and trusted sources on vaccine safety, effectiveness and FAQs.

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