The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is increasing its efforts to make people aware of the dangers of asbestos exposure. Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed April 6-12 as Asbestos Awareness Week in Minnesota.
In observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), organizers from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) will host a community event, “We are Empowered Tea,” to raise awareness about the impact HIV/AIDS has had on women in Minnesota. The free event, open to the public, will take place from 12 to 2 p.m., Friday, April 4 at Westminster Church, 1200 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis.