Tag: Norman-Mahnomen Public Health

KRJB Kaleidoscope Program: Tammy Carlsrud of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health

Listen to the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program from Monday, April 25th, 2022 featuring Tammy Carlsrud of Norman-Mahnomen Public Health. Tammy chats about May being Teen Pregnancy Awareness Month. Norman-Mahnomen Public Health joins the KRJB Kaleidoscope Program on the 4th Monday of each month. The Kaleidoscope Program is broadcast weekdays at 9am on 106.5 KRJB and is…
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April 25, 2022 0

COVID-19 Testing Still Widely Available

Ada, MN — While we transition out of the pandemic, demand for COVID-19 testing has dwindled, but the opportunity to get tested is still widely available for those who need it. Sarah Kjono with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health says they have a good supply of at-home antigen tests available that can be picked up by request…
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March 31, 2022 0

COVID or Not, Stay Home If You Are Sick

Twin Valley, MN — It’s not just COVID anymore, illnesses of all kinds are making their rounds at area schools this winter causing schools to reiterate the importance of good hygiene and staying home when you’re sick. During the Norman County East School News this week, K-12 Principal Dustin Flaten says they continue to do…
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January 11, 2022 0

Practice Mindfulness to Ease Stress During the Holidays

Ada, MN — The holiday season can be a very stressful time a year, whether you’re worried about finances, have social anxiety issues, or worried about cooking. However, practicing mindfulness can help you relieve some of that stress by teaching you to live in the moment. According to Mayo Clinic, mindfulness is a type of…
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November 22, 2021 0

Halloween Safety Reminders

Mahnomen, MN — With Halloween coming up this weekend, our local community health and safety community leaders are encouraging children as well as motorists to exercise caution when out and about trick-or-treating this Sunday. Kristy Rott with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health recommends trick-or-treaters travel in groups and make efforts to be visible if out after dark.…
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October 29, 2021 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Hosting Walk-In COVID-19 Booster Shot Clinics

Twin Valley, MN — Norman-Mahnomen Public Health will be holding a series of WALK IN (no appointment required) Moderna booster dose clinics in the coming week, starting with one today (Wednesday, October 27th) from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Twin Valley Community Center for those individuals who fall into the high-risk categories and are six months…
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October 27, 2021 0

NMPH Assisting in Child Seat Safety Checks as Part of National Child Passenger Safety Week

Ada, MN — This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health is asking parents and care providers to make sure they’re following the right steps to prevent serious injury in the event that you and your child are involved in an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 183,000…
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September 21, 2021 0

Return to School Means Return of Stress for Some Students

Ada, MN — As students head back to class today, many will be excited to see their friends and favorite teachers and get back to a little bit of normalcy. However not all students may be as excited. For some kids, school during even a non-Covid time can be stressful and throw the fear of…
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September 7, 2021 0

Parents Encouraged to Begin Getting Kids Back Into School Sleep Habits

Ada, MN — We’re officially less than a month away from the return of school and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health and School Nurse Tracy Johnson are encouraging parents to start thinking about getting their kids back into their normal school routines for an easier transition. Johnson says the most important thing you can do is get…
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August 9, 2021 0

Nurse Family Partnership Provides Trustworthy Guidance for First Time Mothers

Ada, MN — Even in the internet age where a million answers are at our fingertips, becoming a mom can be an overwhelming time without the help of a trusting source. Thankfully, Norman-Mahnomen Public Health’s Nurse Family Partnership is here to do just that. Ashley Braun has been heading the Nurse Family Partnership locally for…
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July 6, 2021 0