Tag: Public Health

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Talks Roles Moving Forward Post-Pandemic

Ada, MN — COVID-19 vaccinations rates are climbing, positive cases are dropping, and statewide restrictions are ending. For most of us, it appears the COVID-19 pandemic is ending. But what about for frontline workers like those in Public Health? Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Director Sarah Kjono says while they can now focus more of their efforts…
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May 26, 2021 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Now Vaccinating 12-15 Age Group

Ada, MN — Norman-Mahnomen Public Health had a successful first week of vaccinations for their youngest age group of those between 12 and 15. A week ago it was announced that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was safe for that age group and Public Health immediately began taking appointments and will continue to do so with…
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May 19, 2021 0

City of Ada Bike Rodeo & Parade this Wednesday on Bike to School Day

Ada, MN — This Wednesday, May 5th is National Bike to School Day and the City of Ada and Norman-Mahnomen Public Health are once again teaming up to host their Bike Rodeo and Bike Parade after school that day. The Bike Rodeo is geared for elementary students, but all parents and community members are welcome…
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May 3, 2021 0

NMPH Talks Prom Guidance & Recommendations

Ada, Mn — With Prom season approaching quickly, schools have finally been given some guidance from the state of Minnesota on how to safely host the special night for their upper classmen. Most are moving forward with events to be held in later April or early May. As districts and prom committees look to finalize…
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March 30, 2021 0

NMPH Director Reflects on One Year of COVID-19 Pandemic

Ada, MN — It’s been a year since COVID-19 became an official global pandemic and the world as we knew it changed. Schools went into distance learning, people were working from home, bars and restaurants shut down, and initially there were still many unknowns about the coronavirus and how it spread. We reflected on this…
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March 15, 2021 0

NMPH Talks Planning for Spring & Summer Events

Ada, MN — It may be hard to imagine, but a return to normal could be on the horizon this summer as the COVID-19 vaccine become more available. While it may be under “new normal” conditions a summer filled with fairs, festivals, concerts, and gatherings of all kind is within reach. Sarah Kjono with Norman-Mahnomen…
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March 2, 2021 0

COVID-19 Conversation from 2-10-21

Ada, MN — Listen to the February 10th, 2021 edition of COVID-19 Conversation featuring Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Director Sarah Kjono and Essentia Health-Ada Administrator Erin Stoltman. COVID-19 Conversation is heard every other Wednesday at 11am on 106.5 KRJB.


February 10, 2021 0

Public Health Covid Vaccine

As we look back on 2020, without a doubt the term “Pandemic” and medical term “Covid-19” dominated the headlines, and it will be the biggest thing we think of long term for the year 2020.  Norman Mahnomen Public Health Director Sarah Kjono was in for the final Covid Conversation for the calendar year, and vaccine…
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December 31, 2020 0

Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Provides Insight on COVID-19 Vaccines

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/21/20) Ada, MN — Vaccinations for COVID-19 in the State of Minnesota began last week and will begin to take place locally as soon as today. The first group to get the vaccine will be health care workers, followed by long term care employees and residents, essential workers, adults with high-risk…
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December 21, 2020 0

As 2nd Wave Slows Down; NMPH Encourages Smaller Groups for Christmas Gatherings

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/17/20) Ada, MN — While restrictions remain tight, new COVID-19 cases continue to drop both across the state and locally. Even area schools are reporting fewer close contacts and quarantine requirements for students and staff. However, COVID related deaths remain high. Sarah Kjono of Norman-Mahnomen Public says while they were anticipating…
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December 17, 2020 0