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How effective are handmade face masks?

[KSTP-TV, March 23, 2020] Health systems including Allina Health have asked the public to make and donate handmade face masks because of a shortage of manufactured face masks. But some have questioned whether handmade face masks are effective. Allina Health COVID-19 System Commander Helen Strike explained how these masks would be used.

Pregnant women in the Twin Cities face fear, uncertainty and strict regulations amid COVID-19

Pregnant women in the Twin Cities face fear, uncertainty and strict regulations amid COVID-19

[Pioneer Press, March 23, 2020] In addition to new rules for labor and delivery, pregnant women face changes to clinic visits, in-person access to their doctors and midwives, baby shower cancellations due to social-distancing, and rigid guidelines for keeping themselves and their newborns safe after birth. The changes, and the awareness that more restrictions could […]

Allina Health chief medical officer provides COVID-19 update

[KMSP Fox 9, March 23, 2020] The information about the COVID-19 virus is rapidly changing. This morning Allina Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tim Sielaff talked to Fox 9 News about the latest.