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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Continues in Minnesota

Ada, MN — Vaccination for the COVID-19 virus continue to ramp up across the state and locally. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 166 people in Norman County, or about 2.5% of the population, have received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Mahnomen County is slightly ahead with 300 vaccinations, or about 5.5%…
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January 11, 2021 0

Benedictine Covid Vaccine

Exciting news from the Benedictine Care Community and Living Community in Ada, regarding the Covid-19 Vaccine.  This Saturday, the first round of vaccinations will take place at the facility in Ada according to Wendy Bennefeld of the Benedictine Care Community. Bennefeld says that when the news was shared to the residents of the care community……
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December 31, 2020 0

Golden Horizons Assisted Living looking at COVID-19 vaccine and keeping residents active

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/28/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The prospect of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine coming to assisted living facilities in Aitkin County in the coming days was our main focus of our conversation with Golden Horizons Assisted Living Facility Director Terri Mathis. Mathis says that visitors were permitted into the Aitkin facility until the…
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December 28, 2020 0

Crow Wing County Board Reviews Vaccine Info, Tables Budget Resolution in December 15 Meeting

The Crow Wing County Board held its first regular meeting for the month of December on Tuesday, December 15. Among the main agenda items was a presentation from Crow Wing Public Health Supervisor Michelle Moritz, who discussed the current state of affairs with the virus as well as the latest news regarding vaccines and the…
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December 18, 2020 0

Representative Dale Lueck talks COVID-19 vaccine in weekly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/14/20) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck was back for another update this past week to discuss plans for the COVID-19 vaccine when it hits the State of Minnesota and the Lakes area. Representative Lueck was run through protocols of initial distribution of the vaccine. Once the vaccine…
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December 14, 2020 0

Governor Walz Reveals Plans to Rollout Vaccine

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/9/20) St. Paul, MN — Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health on Tuesday announced their plans for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the state, which could begin as soon as next week. Just over 183,000 doses of the vaccine will be available to the most essential…
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December 9, 2020 0

Representative Lueck talks about Budget forecast, Vaccine with weekly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/7/20) (Aitkin, MN) — District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck’s weekly conversation centered around the Governor’s Budget Forecast and COVID-19 related updates. Representative Lueck spoke about the Governor’s November forecasted budget that certainly looks to be better than originally thought with a deficit. The smaller than estimated deficit can be attributed…
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December 7, 2020 0

Aitkin County Public Health updates COVID-19 numbers, recommendations, vaccine

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/2/20) (Aitkin, MN) — As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise throughout the State, and especially in Aitkin County, the time to be conscious of limiting the spread remains high. Aitkin County Public Health’s Erin Melz and Brea Hamdorf provided the latest numbers in Aitkin County  The reasoning behind the spike in…
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December 2, 2020 0