At Issue: Aug. 8 — U of M requiring masks; why $250 million for frontline workers isn't enough | KSTP.com

At Issue: Aug. 8 — U of M requiring masks; why $250 million for frontline workers isn't enough

Ricky Campbell
Updated: August 11, 2021 04:37 PM
Created: August 08, 2021 04:22 PM

Vaccine mandates and new masking requirements are becoming more commonplace as cases of the COVID-19 delta variant continue to grow. The University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas are among higher education institutes putting new measures in place.

Meanwhile, Gov. Tim Walz used his time at Farmfest to encourage people in Greater Minnesota — where vaccination rates have been lower than the metro area — to get their shots. 

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