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[WCCO-TV, June 29, 2020]   With COVID cases rising in several southern and southwestern states, some are asking if Minnesota is likely to face a second COVID peak. Allina Health chief medical officer, Dr. Timothy Sielaff , talked with WCCO-TV News about that and other coronavirus questions.
June 29, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, June 24, 2020]   While the daily number of COVID-19 cases isn’t rising as quickly as some other states in the U.S. there are still some alarms sounding as Minnesota continues to reopen. Dr. Tim Seilaff, Allina Health chief medical officer , says Minnesota is at an important point in the pandemic as overall cases have leveled out, daily death totals and ICU hospitalizations are on the decline, but there’s been a slight uptick in hospitalizations, totaling 340 as of Wednesday.
June 24, 2020
[KSTP TV, June 15, 2020]   As COVID-19 positive test results continue to come in across the country, some states that have reopened are rethinking their decision. In Arizona, some businesses that opened are closing again.
June 15, 2020
[WCCO-TV, May 17, 2020]   Are cloth face masks really effective? What are we learning from the increased COVID testing in Minnesota?
May 17, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, May 12, 2020]   Gov. Walz executive order has allowed elective surgeries to resume in Minnesota.
May 12, 2020
[Bloomberg Radio, May 08, 2020]   Allina Health president and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler talked with Bloomberg Radio about the status of COVID-19 in our service area and about the planning healthcare systems are doing to prepare for the expected COVID-19 surge.
May 08, 2020
[KSTP TV, May 06, 2020]   An executive order from Gov. Tim Walz will allow elective surgeries to resume in Minnesota next Monday, May 11.
May 06, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, May 05, 2020]   Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed an executive order Tuesday allowing elective surgeries to restart on May 11. The executive order provides a roadmap for safely restarting elective surgeries.
May 05, 2020
[Star Tribune, April 29, 2020]   Tim Sielaff, MD, PhD Chief Medical Officer Allina Health Delays of nonessential surgeries in Minnesota have caused anxious waits for patients needing treatments that sound a lot more serious than the word “elective” might imply. The good news, doctors say, is a delay in the surge of COVID patients combined with an increase in testing capabilities is creating a chance to get more procedures done in the near term.
April 29, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, April 13, 2020]   Minnesota currently has the lowest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the country. So why is Minnesota doing so well?
April 13, 2020