Tag: COVID-19

NWHU Covid Case Numbers going up.

As a 6th wave of COVID-19 begins in the province, local case numbers are increasing in many of our communities. Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) notes that the virus, including the BA 2 variant, is circulating in the region. Public health officials urge residents to stay home and isolate if they are feeling unwell. Due to eligibility…
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April 13, 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

ISD361 Lifts Mask Mandate

¬†International Falls School District will no longer require masks to be worn inside any district building given the current quarantine rates, case rates, and county data effective Tuesday, March 1, 2022.¬† Students riding the school bus for transportation to and from school or for extracurricular transportation do not need to wear masks at this time…
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March 1, 2022 0

School Matters with Superintendent Kevin Grover ISD 361, 3-1-22

Kevin Grover, Superintendent of Schools in International Falls and ISD 361, joined me in studio for the Bi-Monthly program School Matters. Top discussion was the Covid-19 numbers in the school and the removal of the mask mandate within the district.


March 1, 2022 0

School Matters with Superintendent Kevin Grover ISD 361, 2-15-22

Kevin Grover, Superintendent of Schools in International Falls and ISD 361, joined me in studio for the Bi-Monthly program School Matters. Top discussion was the Covid-19 numbers in the school and the hope of a downward trend will continue. The mask mandate was also touched upon.


February 15, 2022 0

North Western Health Unit Covid-19 rate numbers remain steady.

Our daily reporting have been updated to include information that better represents the impact of COVID-19 on our region. Due to testing eligibility, case numbers only represent those who live or work in higher-risk settings and daily case numbers should not be used to assess risk in a community or in our region. The current…
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February 1, 2022 0

School Matters with Superintendent Kevin Grover ISD 361, 2-1-2022

Kevin Grover, Superintendent of Schools in International Falls and ISD 361, joined me in studio for the Bi-Monthly program School Matters. Top discussion was the Covid-19 numbers in the school and the hope of a downward trend will continue. The mask mandate was also touched upon.


February 1, 2022 0

25+% Positivity Rate !

Our daily reporting has been updated to include information that better represents the impact of COVID-19 on our region. Due to testing eligibility, case numbers only represent those who live or work in higher-risk settings and daily case numbers should not be used to assess risk in a community or in our region. The current…
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January 28, 2022 0

Urgent care services at Rainy Lake Medical Center are temporarily suspended until further notice, effective immediately.

RLMC is among growing list of strained healthcare systems pausing some services due to limited hospital space across the region and nation. RLMC’s decision allows priority to be given to patients needing the highest level of care. Local hospital officials said if someone is in need of emergency care to come to the emergency room…
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January 13, 2022 0

Essentia Health to follow new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine guidelines 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Jan. 7, 2022  Essentia Health to follow new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine guidelines  Essentia Health will start following new COVID-19 vaccine guidelines laid out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday. This comes as the more transmissible omicron variant grips much of the country.   The CDC has expanded the…
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January 8, 2022 0