Unattended Cooking Fires

Keep an eye on your food

Unattended cooking fires killed more people last year in Minnesota than the previous seven years combined.

Reduce Waste at Work

Help reduce waste in the workplace

You might not think about this during your daily routine, but in our country the average person produces more than four pounds of trash a da…

Speech Therapy

New speech therapy in town

It has been said that communication is the key to success, but for some that can be a struggle.

Golfing for a Cure

Golfing for a cure

The fourth annual “Dave ‘Tolly’ Tollefson Cancer Research Memorial Golf Outing” took advantage of a beautiful morning.

Remember your bug spray

Protecting yourself against pesky pests

Everyone knows that warmer weather brings pesky bugs that can put a damper on our time outside, but they can do more than that; they can imp…

Carbon Emissions

President asks to clean up air

The president has set a goal of reducing carbon emissions by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but Minnesota is being asked to do a lit…

MNsure Navigators

MNsure still signing people up

Open enrollment ended two months ago for most Minnesotans, but MNsure representatives are still traveling the area signing people up.

KIMT WEB Covering Your Health

Sunscreen season is upon us

Did you get a sunburn over the holiday weekend? With the summer right around the corner, medical professionals want to remind folks of the r…

Preparing for a safe swimming season

Prepping pools for a safe summer

Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for community pools to open up, but getting things up and running takes more than just filling the po…

Mayo Clinic Center for Sleep Medicine

Don’t cut sleep short

You may think a lack of sleep may only leave you tired the next day, but it can also lead to a lot worse.

Walking for a cure for MS

Walking for a cure

It’s a disease that impacts more than 400,000 people nationwide and on Saturday, dozens of people in Mason City laced up their walking shoes…

Hospital Decontamination

Preparing for hospital emergencies

AUSTIN, Minn. – It is a situation they never want to experience, but hospital employees need to be ready if something severe happens. That i…

DEEP TEASE-VO

HPV vaccination rates low

But right now in north Iowa the rates of vaccination are fairly low. So Cerro Gordo Public Health and Mercy Medical Center North Iowa Clinic…

Restaurant Inspection

Is your favorite restaurant safe?

When you go out to a restaurant or to the grocery shopping, you want to know the food you are eating is safe, but outbreaks of bacteria like…