COVID-19

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Sick of hearing about COVID-19? Wondering what all the fuss is about, for something that sounds a lot like the flu? Here is what we at Public Health, MDH, the CDC, the WHO and everyone in health care is concerned about.

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The Legislature returned to St. Paul recently to pass legislation that included numerous special provisions designed to assist Minnesotan’ as we battle through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Universities across the country, including many in Minnesota, are making adjustments as they close their traditional classrooms and route students to online formats of their classes to reduce potential for the continued spread of COVID-19.

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will administer low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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As state and federal officials desperately work to “flatten the curve” and the impact of COVID-19 cases on our healthcare system, many local businesses have experienced the devastating results of an economy that has ground to a halt.

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed Executive Order 20-20 Wednesday, directing Minnesotans to stay at home and limit movements outside of their home beyond essential needs.

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison provided warnings, tips and resources to Minnesota consumers so that they can be on the lookout for and protect themselves from scams related to COVID-19. With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rising in Minnesota, scammers are increasingly preyi…

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We know these are trying times for everyone and accurate, timely information is important for you and your family. As part of our ongoing coverage of COVID-19, we have created this page that allows you to see all the stories that have been posted to date.

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In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, the Aitkin County Board of Commissioners authorized the public closure of most Aitkin County Government Offices Friday, effective 8 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020, to remain in effect until further notice.

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Riverwood Healthcare is taking additional steps to help control the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), including doing screening for respiratory symptoms at clinic entrances, postponing routine, non-critical clinic appointments and elective surgeries, and offering phone appointments with heal…

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As part of our ongoing coverage of coronavirus, we have created a tab in our navigation bar that allows you to see all the stories that have been posted to date. You can also click the link here "Coronavirus" to see those stories.