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WDIO Storm Track Allergy Report

Thursday, July 29th: Allergy levels are moderate today with grasses and weeds as pollen producers.

We will update our allergy forecast Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.

NY to require state employees to get vaccines, or get tested

New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The CDC announced new recommendations Tuesday that even vaccinated people should return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.

Minnesota officials urge shots as delta variant surges

Minnesota health officials warn that the highly contagious delta variant now accounts for more than 75% of the state’s new COVID-19 cases.

McConnell urges Americans: 'Get vaccinated' as cases spike

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is imploring unvaccinated Americans to take the COVID-19 shot. McConnell urged people to ignore the “demonstrably bad advice” coming from pundits and others against the vaccines.

4 companies on verge of settling US opioid lawsuits

Four companies are on the verge of a $26 billion deal to settle lawsuits brought by state and local governments across the country over the toll of prescription opioids.

Integrated health clinic coming to Superior's East End

Lake Superior Community Health Clinic broke ground on a new, expanded location in Superior's East End. It will offer patients medical, dental, chiropractic, and behavioral health care. 

Wisconsin included in Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium

Nine people in Wisconsin and Illinois have been infected with Salmonella Typhimurium from pre-packaged salad greens produced by BrightFarms, Inc. of Rochelle, Illinois.

US officials flag "small" reaction risk with J&J vaccine

U.S. health officials say Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine may pose a “small possible risk” of a rare but potentially dangerous neurological reaction.

Legionnaires’ cases may be linked to Albert Lea hotel

Minnesota health officials are investigating Legionnaires' cases linked to the Ramada by Wyndham Albert Lea. 

Vaccinated teachers and students don't need masks, CDC says

The CDC announced Friday that fully-vaccinated teachers and students don't need to wear masks inside school buildings. School districts may have their own guidelines.

Wisconsin DHS brings new features to COVID-19 vaccine tracking webpage

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services added new features to their vaccine data webpage to help identify areas or communities that need stronger vaccine efforts.

Interstate Island is located between the Blatnik and Bong bridges in the Duluth-Superior Harbor.

Interstate Island project helping terns return

Summer of State Parks: Copper Falls

All campfires now prohibited in BWCA

Gooseberry Falls are drier than usual