Catharine Richert is based in Rochester, Minn., and covers Southeast Minnesota for MPR News. She was previously on MPR's politics team, and has contributed to MPR's health care coverage. She lives in Rochester with her husband, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic, and their three children.
- A club, a coach and a conversation: In southern Minnesota, a town grapples with what it means to belong
- Comfort in the chaos: EMS workers adapt and persist, amid stress of pandemic
- For those with underlying health conditions, getting a COVID vaccine remains elusive
- Minnesota hospitals say state's vaccine distribution is at 'untenable crossroads'
- In Mayo ICU, the cleaning routine is the same; it’s the heartache that’s new
- At some of MN's large hospital systems, teleworkers, volunteers, construction workers have COVID vaccine advantage
- A year into pandemic, with no cure in sight, ICU doctors take COVID-19 one day at a time
- A tale of two dentists: Why some providers are getting vaccinated and some aren’t
- Are you 65 or older? What you need to know about getting your COVID-19 vaccine
- As Minn. rolls through first round of vaccinations, some providers worry about being left out