Health

Experts Warn Of Health Impacts from Smoky Conditions

FARGO, N.D.-- The extension of those air quality alerts means those smoky conditions are going to stick around longer in the Northland. Local medical experts say to "use common sense and avoid prolonged exposure outdoors".…

Poor Air Quality Continues to Affect Health

DULUTH, Minn.- The current air quality alert in the Northland is moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups, while other parts of Northern Minnesota are experiencing very unhealthy conditions. Medical experts advise people stay indoors and…

Suicide Prevention Walk Returns to Duluth

DULUTH, Minn.-- The walk-run for suicide awareness and mental health returned this morning after not taking place last year. Over 200 people came out to help raise awareness for mental health in the Twin Ports…

National Blood Shortage Continues

DULUTH, Minn.- Due to a national shortage Northland blood donation centers are facing a lack of inventory for local hospitals. Not only did the pandemic cause a decrease in blood donations but schools and colleges…

Douglas County Vaccination Numbers are on the Rise

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Douglas County has only seen one reported case of COVID-19 in the past two weeks as vaccination rates rise. Around 54 percent of Douglas County residents have received as least one vaccine dose.…

Drought Conditions and Air Quality Worsens

DULUTH, Minn.- Wildfires and the lack of rain is causing drought and poor air quality here in the Northland. Normally, June is when Duluth gets most of its rainfall but this June was the third…

Ammonia Leak Forces Evacuation Of DECC, Curling Club

DULUTH, Minn. - An ammonia leak forced an evacuation Tuesday evening at the DECC, according to Duluth Fire Chief Shawn Krizay. The fire department got the call for help around 7 p.m. Tuesday for the leak at the Curling Club.…

Summer Meals Program Through YMCA Begin

DULUTH, Minn. -- A food service program, through the Duluth YMCA, offering free nutritious snacks and meals to kids 18 and under, is now underway in the Northland. The idea is to continue…

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