Tag: Covid

NMPH: Trust the Facts When It Comes to COVID Vaccine

Ada, MN — The truth about the effectiveness COVID-19 vaccination is in the data. Data from the CDC and from local hospitals remains consistent in showing that those who are vaccinated are less likely to get COVID, and more importantly less likely to become hospitalized. The North Dakota Department of Health released data this past…
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September 27, 2021 0

Mahnomen School Reminds Parents & Community Members of Current Mask Requirement

Mahnomen, MN — With a sharp increase in the amount COVID cases and quarantines, the Mahnomen School District returned to a mask mandate for students and staff starting this past Monday. Aimee Pederson with the Mahnomen School says kids have been adapting well to the requirement, but reminds parents and community members that the requirement…
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September 23, 2021 0

Mahnomen School Continues to Monitor COVID Situation Closely

UPDATE: The Mahnomen School District as of this morning has now announced that they will be enabling a mask requirement for all students, staff, and visitors when indoors beginning Monday, September 20th. According to their Facebook page, 17% of the student population has been affected by absences related to first contacts or positive COVID-19 tests.…
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September 17, 2021 0

Area Schools Enact Mask Mandates as COVID Surges in Students

Ada, MN — Just as school is back in session and students have been getting back together, Norman and Mahnomen County have seen a big uptick in COVID-19 cases. Since August 1st, which is around the time students began their fall practices, Norman County has seen 89 positive COVID-19 cases and Mahnomen County has reported…
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September 16, 2021 0

Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Excited, but Concerned with New School Year

Fertile, MN — The Fertile-Beltrami School District welcomed back students on Tuesday, who brought lots of excitement and energy into the building in hopes of a fresh start. Fertile-Beltrami Superintendent Brian Clarke says it’s awesome to have a small slice of normalcy and the students back in the building given the uncertainty past year and…
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September 10, 2021 0

Norman-Mahnomen Pubic Health: Vaccine Appointments Available this Week

Ada, MN — Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is still offering opportunities for anyone age 12 and older to get vaccinated. Currently both Norman and Mahnomen County lead the surrounding counties in regards to vaccination rates with both sitting at 63% vaccinated, but with Pfizer recently receiving full FDA approval the hope is that those with doubts…
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August 25, 2021 0

Norman County Seeing Spike in COVID-19

Ada, MN — Norman County went almost two months without a single confirmed case of COVID-19, but that’s all changed with the highly contagious Delta variant spreading across the country. A few cases had sprinkled in during the month of July and now during this past week, Norman County is averaging two new cases a…
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August 12, 2021 0

Ada-Borup Staff & Students All Stepped Up to Meet COVID Challenges

Ada, MN — Perhaps other than our hospitals and long-term care facilities, no one had more challenges and obstacles to overcome over this past year than our school systems. As you might imagine, many school staff and administration are breathing a heavy sigh of relief now that the school year is coming to an end.…
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May 28, 2021 0

Climax-Shelly Principal Dave Rufsvold Recaps the Year of COVID

Climax, MN — School wrapped up for the Climax-Shelly School District on Thursday and it was an up and down year with moments of “normalcy”, but also moments of distance learning and juggling staff while others were in quarantine. During our final Climax-Shelly News this week, Principal Dave Rufvold recapped the year. Rufsvold says that…
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May 28, 2021 0

Traill District Health Unit Talks Moving Forward Post Pandemic

Hillsboro, ND — Traill County appears to be back in “new normal” conditions with the end of their mask mandate, businesses restrictions removed, and vaccinations on the rise. According to Traill District Health Unit, roughly 60% of the county have received their first dose and around 50% have completed the vaccination process. Brenda Stallman with…
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May 20, 2021 0