Coronavirus

LEIGHTON BROADCASTING CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

**Alerus Center to cancel events and remain closed to the public through April 30th.

**KEM Shrine Circus Postponed until August 28-30

**St.Anne's Living Center closed to the public

**FARGODOME responds to Covid-19; concerts, including Cher on April 11th, to be postponed

LOCAL NEWS

Forgivable loan program aims to help businesses affected by pandemic
More District-595 students could see a return to classroom learning
6 deaths in MN include Polk County resident
County Office Building slowly opening its doors
Complaint accused Nationwide Source Inc. of selling more than 10,000 counterfeit respirators to Mpls. hospital
Thief River Falls is among 9 sites
ND records no new COVID-19 deaths...MN 12
As vaccine trickles in ND shots go out
Local order replaces statewide requirement in ND
Virus numbers down on final day of North Dakota mask mandate

NATIONAL NEWS STORIES

Doctors locked out from Houston hospital, treat patients in parking lot

Jan 19, 2021

The locks on Heights Hospital were changed overnight. A notice from a lawyer cited more than $1 million in back rent.

Dire shortage of convalescent plasma as COVID-19 cases surge

Jan 19, 2021

"We need as many of our recovered COVID-19 patients as possible to roll up their sleeves," American Red Cross warns.

U.S. works to speed up vaccinations as coronavirus deaths near 400,000

Jan 19, 2021

New vaccination centers are popping up as states try to get the COVID-19 vaccine to underserved communities. One Michigan doctor is doing what he can to help. Lead national correspondent David Begnaud is driving hundreds of miles twice a week to personall…

Dr. Ashish Jha on new COVID-19 strains, Biden administration vaccine promise

Jan 19, 2021

As the United States nears 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of Brown University School of Public Health, joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss the incoming Biden administration's promises on vaccine distribution, and the impact of the new stra…

U.S. COVID-19 death toll tops 400,000

Jan 19, 2021

Just over a month has passed since America's death toll hit 300,000, and health experts expect COVID-19 to kill half a million people in the U.S. by sometime in February.

LATEST INFORMATION FROM CDC

COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit for Essential Workers: Getting Started

Jan 18, 2021

The CDC has designed a toolkit to help community-based organizations (CBOs) educate communities about new COVID-19 vaccines.

Operational Considerations for Schools

Jan 18, 2021

Schools play an important role in educating students about disease prevention within their homes and communities. Many children and adolescents rely on key services provided by schools, such as school meal programs. Schools are considered safe havens for …

COVIDTracer and COVIDTracer Advanced

Jan 18, 2021

COVIDTracer is a spreadsheet-based tool that allows state- and local-level public health officials and policy makers to compare between three different contact tracing/monitoring strategies.

Winter Holidays

Jan 18, 2021

Winter holiday gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your winter holidays safer.

School Decision-Making Tool for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians

Jan 18, 2021

Provides a tool to help parents, caregivers, and guardians weigh risks and benefits of in-person and virtual learning to decide how to send children back to school.

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