Seven Things You Shouldn’t Do When Getting Your Vaccine

By |2021-03-31T06:11:52-05:00March 31st, 2021|

Vaccines are opening up to more people.  So here are seven things you SHOULDN'T do when you get your vaccine...     1.  Don't take over-the-counter medications like Advil or Tylenol right before your shot.  There's a slim chance it could interfere with the immune response doctors want to see.  But taking them afterward to help with symptoms is okay.   2.  Don't worry about drinking alcohol.  Yes, too much can weaken your immune system in general.  But there's no evidence that it affects the vaccine or how well it works.   3.  Don't get a tattoo or piercing right after [...]

Prosecutor: Minneapolis cop deserved charges

By |2018-03-20T16:20:52-05:00March 20th, 2018|

A Minnesota prosecutor says he charged a police officer in the killing of an unarmed Australian woman because the officer deserved it. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman filed murder and manslaughter charges Tuesday against Minneapolis police Officer Mohamed Noor. Noor shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk (ROOS'-chehk) Damond last July when she approached his squad car, minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. Freeman says the law prevents officers from being charged unless they are "unacceptably reckless." He says he agrees with that. He says Noor "violated the rules, and deserves to [...]

New Ulm man in serious condition after reportedly shooting himself in rural Mankato

By |2018-02-05T17:44:02-06:00February 5th, 2018|

Authorities report a New Ulm man suffered serious injuries after reporting that he accidentally shot himself on Sunday morning. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office reports 26-year old Andrew Timothy Wong was found seated in his car near the intersection of Highway 22 and County Road 90 around 9:20 a.m. Wong told first responders he was attempting to drive himself to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself at a park while looking at a friend's gun.  He was treated at the scene and later airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. Wong remains in serious, but stable condition. The incident remains [...]

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