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Aitkin County Health & Human Services Meeting from December 22nd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/23/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health and Human Services Department met with the Board of Commissioners to provide more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, while touching on reappointments to Committees on Tuesday from the Aitkin County Government Center. Aitkin County Public Health Director Erin Melz spoke about the COVID-19 vaccine…
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December 23, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services gives COVID-19 updates to County Board

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/30/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services’ meeting with the Board of Commissioners included a COVID-19 update from Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor and discussion on a Mental Health Screening Grant from this past Tuesday. HHS Director Cynthia Bennett, with her Directors update, spoke before the Board on the…
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November 30, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services meets with Board of Commissioners

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/28/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services held their monthly meeting with the Board of Commissioners with updates from Director Cynthia Bennett and talks on COVID-19. Director Bennett spoke about her recent activity leading up to the November 3rd Election and the State’s passing of the Public Works…
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October 28, 2020 0

Essentia Health – Ada to Host Health & Wellness Fair

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/23/20) Ada, MN — Essentia Health in Ada will continue to offer its annual Health & Wellness Fair this year, however it will look much different this time around due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of being a one-day event, it will take place between 6:30am and 8am on Monday,…
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October 23, 2020 0

COVID-19 At Home Saliva Test pilot program coming to Brainerd Lakes Area

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarmqail.com (10/23/20) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday a pilot program of the COVID-19 At Home Saliva Tests. Aitkin County, Crow Wing County, and two dozen counties or tribal nations have been selected to be able to order a saliva test online and perform in the comfort of their…
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October 23, 2020 0

Essentia Health-Ada Health and Wellness Fair

Essentia Health-Ada Hospital will be hosting its annual Health and Wellness Fair from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 26 through Friday, Oct. 30 and again on Monday, Nov.2 through Friday, Nov. 6. The health fair will look different this year due to COVID-19 precautions. Appointments will be required and can be made…
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October 16, 2020 0