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New Vaccination Sites Announced- 1 Million Doses Administered

Mall of America Community Vaccination Site

Today, Governor Walz announced a new community vaccination site to launch this week at Mall of America in Bloomington. The large-scale, permanent site will be the fourth of its kind, joining sites in Minneapolis, Duluth, and Rochester.

The Mall of America will serve approximately 8,190 pre-kindergarten through grade 12 educators, school staff, and child care workers in its first week. Staff in education and child care settings will be contacted directly if selected to sign up for vaccine appointments.… Read more

COVID-19 Testing for Kids and Families

Teachers, school staff, and coaches are already getting tested regularly. We owe it to them to do the same. The new MDH recommendation is for all school-age youth returning to school, youth sports, or extracurricular activities, and their families, to get tested every two weeks through the end of the school year. While it is not a requirement, regular testing complements other safety measures already in place, such as masking and social distancing.Schools and youth organizations can send messages and resources available on COVID-19 Testing for Kids and Families to families to encourage testing. By
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COVID-19 UPDATE 02/24/2021

Daily Update:

Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths.

Total positive cases (cumulative)480,845
Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative)457,870
Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative)22,975
Newly reported cases761
Newly reported confirmed cases602
Newly reported probable cases159

Newly reported cases detail

Newly reported deaths9

Newly reported deaths detail


New Footage Shows Cops Who Fatally Shot Black Man During Jaywalking Incident Debated Whether To Stop Him

Last week police released additional footage in the shooting death of Kurt Reinhold, a 42-year-old homeless Black man who was killed by police after he was accused of jaywalking.

Protesters continue advocating for justice in Reinhold’s death, marking a somber truth that walking while Black shouldn’t be a death sentence.

Reinhold was approached by Orange County sheriff’s deputies in San Clemente, California on Sept. 23, at the height of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in response to the repeated high-profile killings of Black community members.… Read more

Letitia James Urges ‘Serious Reform’ After Grand Jury Declines To Charge Cops In Daniel Prude Case

A grand jury voted against indicting the officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died last March after officers pinned him to the ground in the midst of what was undoubtedly a mental health crisis.

New York Attorney General Letitia James, who presented the case to the grand jury, condemned the decision and called for serious reform in a statement made directly after announcing on Tuesday.… Read more

Get Redman On The Phone: Marijuana Is Now Legal In New Jersey

Lovers of the leaf living in The Garden State just got the news of a lifetime. They will now be able to purchase marijuana legally. As spotted on The Gothamist New Jersey has decriminalized cannabis. Legislation has been in discussion for several years but failed to get approved to be a law not once but twice […]

Source: The Urban Daily