ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz joined hospital leaders to stress the importance of Minnesotans changing their behavior amid a COVID-19 surge to preserve the state's hospital capacity and protect health care professionals on Thursday, Nov. 19.

Walz was joined by Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm; Carolyn McClain, MD; Penny Wheeler, MD, president and chief executive officer at Allina Health; and Cindy Firkins Smith, MD, president and co-CEO at Carris Health.

Watch video of the event below.

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