Tag: Covid Vaccine

Vaccine Bus returns to International Falls

The MDH/BCBS vaccine bus will be back in the area with the Johnson and Johnson single dose Covid-19 vaccine. This is the last time they will be in the area due to the fact they are ceasing operation of the mobile vaccine unit after August. They will be at the PCA Training Center parking lot…
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August 13, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Board Talks Delta Variant, Zoning Issues in August 10 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board held its first regular meeting of the month of August on Tuesday. The board began by discussing a resolution to study certain zoning issues. Administrator Tim Houle explained the resolution, which would gather data on two separate zoning issues: the issue of zoning applications that contain private…
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August 12, 2021 0

Koochiching County Vaccine numbers slightly low.

County Health and Human Services Director Kathy LaFrance. LaFrance reported that the number of people getting Vaccines in the county has fallen off compared to when vaccines were first available. “We were hoping to see a lot of young people, but that is the population most likely not to get a vaccination,” she said. “That…
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July 6, 2021 0

NWHU Youth eligible for Covid Vaccine.

Eligibility for second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has expanded. Anyone who meets the criteria belowshould book an appointment for their second dose, including those aged 12-17 years old. As Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) winds down their large-scale clinics, now is the time to get either your first or second dose of the vaccine. The…
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July 2, 2021 0

Matt Doucette from GuidePoint Pharmacy talks COVID-19 vaccines, packaging, Fair

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/18/21) (Aitkin, MN) — We recently were afforded the opportunity to catch up with Dr. Matt Doucette of GuidePoint Pharmacy of Aitkin in the past year has forced many changes and implemented programs to help curve COVID-19. Doucette spoke on how the past year has given them more stance in the…
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June 18, 2021 0

Multiple Active Cases of COVID-19 Variant Reported in Morrison County

On Tuesday, March 30th, Morrison County reported seeing an increase in active COVID-19 cases and multiple active cases of the variant strain known as B.1.1.7., which was first identified in the United Kingdom in the fall of 2020 and was detected in the U.S. at the end of 2020. Morrison County Public Health reported in…
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April 4, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare now offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 16 or older

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — In accordance with the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30th, Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older. Vaccination clinics are being established on a weekly cycle primarily in Aitkin with some being set up in McGregor.…
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April 2, 2021 0

Aitkin Superintendent Dan Stifter talks winter sports, reductions, enrollment in monthly update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/1/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Public Schools Superintendent Dan Stifter noted changes coming to the District with reductions, upcoming events, and the success of the winter sports seasons, with our monthly conversation. Stifter says the District has celebrated their qualifiers in Wrestling, Dance, and Hockey in the last few weeks, thanks…
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March 31, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Health and Human Services meeting from March 23rd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/29/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Health & Human Services Department held their monthly conversation with the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 23rd from the Government Center Board Room. The notable topics did include a Legislative update from Director Cynthia Bennett and the latest with COVID-19 from Public Health’s…
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March 28, 2021 0

Rep. Ecklund on Veterans and Bonding Bills, COVID numbers and vaccines

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (3/26/2021) International Falls – Minnesota 3A Representative Rob Ecklund joined The Morning Show on Friday, live from the Twin Cities. Ahead of the Easter session break, Ecklund and the House are hearing bills and looking ahead to next session. On the itinerary this morning, was an omnibus hearing on a Veterans…
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March 26, 2021 0